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Community Voice Responses: July 30, 2019

From the July 5 Numismatic News E-Letter

What do you find most interesting about the SS Central America shipwreck finds?

Here are some answers sent in from our E-Newsletter readers.

 

I find most interesting are the San Francisco Mint Reserves, particularly the gold coins like that Double Eagle 1857-S with 970,000 minted, how many nice pieces will be returned to the collector market and how it will affect prices. Not that I can afford one mind you.

Wesley Ellis
Portland, Ore.

 

It is a truly remarkable thing that these once lost and now found items were recovered to be appreciated and maintained for future numismatists around our world.  A huge amount praise and remembrance should be given to the courageous souls who ascended into the deeps where the great ship had sunk and recovered what they were able to get for future generations.

James E. Jones
Beaver Falls, Penn.

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