Monthly Archives: April 2018
- Posted: April 12, 2018Categories: Rare US Coins, Rare Gold Coins, Shipwreck CoinsRead more »The SS Central America was also known as the "Ship of Gold." It operated during the 1850's transporting freshly mined gold from the California Gold Rush to New York. She did this twice a month until the largest hurricane of the 19th century struck on September 11, 1857. The ship sank along with 425 souls. Gold Coins from the 1857 Ship of Gold, millions of dollars went into the dark waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The loss of the cargo was so important to the financial market that it caused the Great Financial Panic of 1857.Over 160 years later a few chosen dealers were picked to distribute these amazing golden treasures. Austin Rare Coins is one them honored to sell these shipwreck beauties to the public. Only 3,154 gold coins were recovered from the second salvage of the SS Central
- Posted: April 02, 2018Categories: Ancient Coins, Rare US Coins, Rare World Coins
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Since 1989 Austin Rare Coins & Bullion has been an industry leader in precious metals and rare coins. We have rare coins from all around the world. This blog is designed to highlight and discuss our most interesting and unique inventory highlights. For instance, it may be a 2,000 year-old Roman coin, or a rare issue minted during the Civil War.
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