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Templeton Reid

In Georgia, Templeton’s Reid’s private mint operated for just a short time. Coinage occurred during … Read More »

Templeton Reid Coinage

The obverse features the date 1830 in the center with GEORGIA GOLD surrounding the edge. The reverse … Read More »

The Bechtlers

Gold Mining In Mecklenburg County

Although gold had been sought, and small quantities found, … Read More »

The Coinage of Christopher and August Bechtler

Georgia Coinage

1834 - 1837 C.BECHTLER. AT RUTHERFORD.*, around 5 DOLLARS., GEORGIA GOLD: 22. … Read More »

Stone Mountain Memorial

The half dollar was produced to raise money to pay for the carving of the memorial to the soldiers … Read More »

The Charlotte Branch Mint

Charlotte, North Carolina: 1838-1861

Shortly after gold had been discovered in North Carolina, … Read More »

The Smithsonian Numismatic Collection

One of the greatest treasures of numismatics is the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian … Read More »