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Auction Benefits Foundation for the Carolinas Features 1861-D Gold Dollar

On November 2, 2022, Heritage Auctions will offer Mike Coltrane’s U.S. coin collection at an unreserved Signature Sale. Mike enjoyed a variety of numismatic pursuits including currency (to be sold in a Showcase auction on October 30), coins, and related financial documents. He was a student of history, always seeking to learn something new as […]

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When US Coins Were Minted in Georgia

The Dahlonega Mint struck numerous gold coins that can add a unique twist to your collection. Contrary to popular belief, the first significant discovery of gold in America was not in California in 1848 but in the lower Piedmont area of North Carolina in 1799. Conrad Reed, the son of a local farmer, found a […]

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1861-D Five Dollar

Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles’ Appearance Rarity recently posted its content partner Douglas Winter’s “CAC and the Appearance Rarity of Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles” article about a new standard that Winter calls “appearance rarity”—coins that are choice enough for their assigned grade to be accepted by Certified Acceptance Corporation. 1861-D $5.00 PCGS AU58 CAC, OLD GREEN HOLDER; Highest-graded CAC-approved example […]

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National Money Show 2020

Museum Showcase Features Southern Gold Coins

The American Numismatic Association National Money Show attendees have the opportunity to see some of the world’s most beautiful and valuable coins, paper money and related numismatic treasures not seen anywhere else. The Museum Showcase features rare and historic items from the ANA’s Money Museum and items generously lent to the ANA from private collections. […]

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Speculation Dahlonega Gold Coins Part of Sunken Treasure

Blue Water Ventures International, Inc. (BWVI) and Endurance Exploration Group, Inc. (EXPL) announced today that several months of archaeological field work, including magnetometer surveys, has been performed on the 1840 wreck of the Steamship North Carolina. In late September BWVI recovery vessel, the Blue Water Rose, and dive team arrived on site to commence recovery […]

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1838-D $5, graded NGC MS 63★, pedigreed to the Duke's Creek Collection.

Famous Duke’s Creek Collection on Display at Chicago ANA

Visit the NGC booth (#1400) to view the finest collection of Dahlonega Mint Half Eagles ever assembled. 1838-D $5, graded NGC MS 63★, pedigreed to the Duke’s Creek Collection. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is proud to showcase the finest collection of Dahlonega Mint Half Eagles ever assembled. The Duke’s Creek Collection of Dahlonega Mint Half […]

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