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Never Before Offered ‘S.S. Central America’ Treasure Stars in Goldberg September Auction

Historic sunken treasure from the California Gold Rush recovered from the fabled S.S. Central America which sank in 1857 will be offered to the public for the first time in an auction to be conducted in September in Los Angeles, … Continue reading

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Piece of Shipwreck History Up for Bid

Heritage Auctions will be selling a piece of shipwreck history as part of the August ANA Auction #1318. The S.S. Central America shipwreck occurred in the 1850s and forever changed numismatic history. The lot up for bid in the ANA … Continue reading

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Pogue Collections Sells $15.3 Million

Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty and negative indicators, rare coins continued to shine at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction in California. Nearly three years after Part V of the D. Brent Pogue Collection hit the market, the … Continue reading

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25.18-Ounce Harris, Marchand & Co. Gold Ingot Coming to August ANA

In a recent eNewsletter from Stack’s Bowers, an article from Senior Numismatist, James McCartney, highlighted an item that Stack’s Bowers will be offering in their August ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction. A Harris, Marchand & Company rectangular gold ingot … Continue reading

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Legend offers ‘Supernova’ double eagle

This spectacular 1857-S double eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled S.S. Central America and now nicknamed “Supernova” because of its amazing and unique natural toning, will be offered to the public for the first time through Legend Rare Coin … Continue reading

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Gold ingot tops Heritage’s Long Beach sale

California Gold Rush-era relics from the shipwreck of the S.S. Central America were among the top sellers in Heritage’s Jan. 29-Feb. 3 Long Beach Signature Auction, held in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin & Collectibles Expo. Altogether, prices topped … Continue reading

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Central America lock box gives glimpse of ship commerce

Historic silver and gold coins discovered in the purser’s lock box from the fabled “Ship of Gold,” the S.S. Central America, are finally coming to market, according to the California Gold Marketing Group LLC of Brea, Calif. “Two bags found … Continue reading

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Gold leads results of Regency Auction 29

Gold treasure from the 1857 wreck of the S.S. Central America highlighted Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction 29. A $10 Liberty Head gold piece dated 1857-S and graded MS64 by the Professional Coin Grading Service with a Certified Acceptance … Continue reading

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Kagin’s strikes gold in latest auction

It did not bring the highest price realized in Kagin’s million dollar auction Sept. 21, but an Emperor Norton I 50-cent bond sold for $12,600. The piece of paper issued by a San Francisco eccentric who proclaimed himself emperor of … Continue reading

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Bidders chase gold at Kagin’s Auction

It did not bring the highest price realized in Kagin’s million dollar auction Sept. 21, but an Emperor Norton I 50-cent bond sold for $12,600. The piece of paper issued by a San Francisco eccentric who proclaimed himself emperor of … Continue reading

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