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Gold Rush Nuggets from ‘S.S. Central America’ Come to Market

Authentic California Gold Rush gold ore nuggets originally discovered by Old West prospectors then lost at sea for 157 years after the 1857 sinking of the fabled “Ship of Gold,” the S.S. Central America, are finally available to collectors. Each … Continue reading

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Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in SS Central America Treasure

The fabled SS Central America, the famous “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 carrying tons of California Gold Rush treasure, continues to surprise the numismatic world. California Gold Marketing Group LLC (CGMG) of Brea, California has confirmed discovery in … Continue reading

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Gold Ingots Draw High Bids at Long Beach

Making the top of the auction prices realized list at the recent September Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo auction, run by Heritage Auctions, were a pair of gold ingots.  These ingots were among the treasures recovered from the wreckage … Continue reading

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SS Central America Sunken Treasure Gold Dust Now In Grand Format, Certified Five-Ounces Holders

Distributed on behalf of the California Gold Marketing Group   California Gold Rush gold dust housed in elegant PCGS holders Historic sunken gold treasure, originally discovered by 49ers during the heydays of the California Gold Rush and untouched in the … Continue reading

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An ANA Convention Checklist

Over the past several months we’ve highlighted for you several happenings and events that will be taking place during the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, taking place in Chicago (Rosemont), Ill., August 13-17.  Now that the event … Continue reading

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New Bowers-Manley Book Makes Way

Impressive book provides previously undisclosed information about fabulous Gold Rush sunken treasure of fabled “Ship of Gold” The news release and accompanying image of the book cover are distributed on behalf of the California Gold Marketing Group.   (July 29, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Gem 1856-S Dime: Another Treasure from the Deep

The S.S. Central America, the famous “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 carrying tons of California Gold Rush-era treasure, continues to reveal astonishing numismatic surprises. The latest find is an extremely rare mint condition 1856 San Francisco Mint Liberty … Continue reading

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