Fabled 1933 Gold Coin Up For Sale
March 2002 by Associated PressA 1933 Double Eagle gold coin that never went into circulation—but triggered decades of intrigue—is being sold by the federal government at auction this summer. Experts predict it could sell for millions.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
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Legislation before Congress would enable the federal government to become a net silver buyer for the first time in four decades.
With all of the erosion patterns wearing away the channels down into the North Fork of the Middle Fork, we assumed placer gold was still available in the river. The question became: How do we get down the 1,600-foot elevation drop to reach the river?
Let’s take a look at these important property aspects individually, because they all affect the value of a property and how much mining companies might or might not be interested acquiring it.
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