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1853 (c. No Date) California Gold Rush Circulating Fractional Gold 25C, BG-222 Liberty Round NGC MS65 Prooflike R2

1853 (c. No Date) California Gold Rush Circulating Fractional Gold 25C, BG-222 Liberty Round NGC MS65 Prooflike R2

Grade: NGC MS65
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Seller: AU Capital Management
Article by Fred Holabird, March 25, 2013:
SS Winfield Scott, sank December 2, 1853
This ship wrecked off the coast of Santa Barbara, hitting rocks off Anacapa Island, part of the Channel Islands. There was no loss of life, but the ship ultimately sank in shallow water. Recovery efforts were made immediately, and most of the treasure was recovered within a few weeks. In 1894 a second major salvage operation recovered as much of the metal parts of the ship as possible, possibly including the ( more ... )

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