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Historic Gold Rush Coins

Historic Gold Rush Coins

We have recently acquired a host of California Fractional gold coins. Many of the coins were recently certified with PCGS and NGC before coming to the market. These gold coins are the smallest gold denominations ever produced for money in the United States. All are privately made coins that were used in the burgeoning west while there was a shortage of coins for change. Before the San Francisco mint opened in 1854, gold was the currency in California and many of these coins were used in commerce. After the mint opened, the later issues were made more as novelties but still carried a denomination. Eventually, in 1882, the US Mint took issue with its competition and had fractional gold coin production halted. If so inspired, there are hundreds of varieties of California Factional gold coins to collect. Popular examples of type sets include sets based on size, shape(round, octagonal) and/or denomination(25c, 50c, 1dol). No matter which way you choose to collect California Fractional coins,  we have a great opportunity in the ability to offer you around 100 different coins to choose from. Enjoy the hunt and take advantage of the selection we have to offer.

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Enjoy searching one of the country’s most extensive online inventory of rare coins right here on our website. We consider this our fourth store. With stores in Reno, Carson City and Gardnerville you can shop in person or you can shop all three stores at once, including all of our back up boxes, right here online. Of course, if you are in the area our main store is located in historic downtown Carson City and is directly across the street from the Carson City mint. We are just 20 minutes south of Reno and Sparks, and about the same from beautiful Lake Tahoe. We welcome you to visit us and see one of the finest coin shops in the country.

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