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Gold coins of the Old West: The Carson City Mint

Douglas Winter

Gold coins of the Old West: The Carson City Mint

1870-1893

by Douglas Winter

  • 11 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Bowers and Merena Galleries .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century,
  • Coins, American,
  • Gold coins,
  • West (U.S.)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8444885M
    ISBN 100943161592
    ISBN 109780943161594

    These amazing collector's coins are truly scarce among Morgan Silver Dollars. Minted in the 's at the legendary Carson City Mint in Nevada. Affectionately known to many collectors as the "Wild West" Morgan Dollars. Each coin bears the original CC mintmark. Own just one, or get the set of 3 consecutive Morgan Silver Dollars ( ).   Assembling a set of Carson City half eagles in Condition Census quality (meaning in the top half dozen or so known) is a daunting task but of the three denominations of gold coins from this mint.

    - Carson City Mint was a branch of the U.S. Mint in Carson City, Nevada. It primarily minted low numbers of silver coins, however gold was also minted in greater numbers. The mint was in operation for about nineteen years. The Mint was created in put into operation in Ran until when it went on hiatus but it resumed operation in 13 pins.   West Point produces the first gold and platinum bi-metallic coin, the Library of Congress Commemorative Bi-Metallic Ten Dollar Coin. Renovations complete on a second story West Point adds a second story to its building, more than doubling in size f square feet to 94, square feet.

    The San Francisco Mint is a branch of the United States Mint and was opened in to serve the gold mines of the California Gold quickly outgrew its first building and moved into a new one in This building, the Old United States Mint, also known affectionately as The Granite Lady, is one of the few that survived the great San Francisco ect: Alfred B. Mullett. The number of serious Carson City gold coin collectors appears to have increased in the last few years. At the same time, at least three major collections have been sold (Old West, “Morgan” and the Washington D.C. collection that I sold privately in ).


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Gold coins of the Old West: The Carson City Mint by Douglas Winter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Coins were struck in the Old West at the Carson City Mint. This facility produced silver and gold coins from until in dime, twenty cent, quarter dollar, half dollar, silver dollar, trade dollar, half eagle, eagle and double eagle denominations.

Gold coinage produced at this mint totaled $23, in face value.5/5(1). Gold Coins of the Old West, the Carson City Mint Hardcover – January 1, by Douglas Winter and Lawrence E. Cutler (Author)5/5(1). Douglas Winter, a recoginized expert in American Gold coins, and James Halperin have created a book that is a MUST HAVE if you are collecting Carson City Gold coins.

Fact filled, informative and up to date, this is a book that is the BEST resource when it comes to 5/5(5). THE MINT ON CARSON STREET wins BOOK OF THE YEAR HONORS from two of the most prestigious organizations in the field of coin collecting. Both the Professional Numismatist's Guild and the Numismatic Literary Guild made the announcement at the annual American Numismatic Association's coin convention held in Pittsburgh.4/5(9).

View information on Rusty Goe's first, award-winning book, The Mint on Carson Street. This book covers the history and times of the Carson City Mint and profiles each of the "CC" coins produced at that facility.

More information available from Southgate Coins in Reno. In his book Gold Coins of the Old West: The Carson City MintWinter asserts that there are no more than 30 CC eagles extant in all grades. Even the lower mintage CC (1, pieces produced) boasts a surviving population of coins.

The Carson City Mint was built in response to the discovery of Nevada’s Comstock Lode. Coin collectors today prize Carson City coins and the Wild West history they represent.

This chapter traces the story of the "CC" Mint, from its inception right up to modern times. It arrived in Carson City in and on Feb. 11,was put into operation. The first coinage was the silver dollar — a very low-mintage coin and now a well-established rarity.

The first gold coin, a $20 piece, was also struck in and is also a recognized rarity. All Carson City Gold Pieces Are Scarce Unfortunately, very few of the original Carson City $20 Liberty Coins were preserved in "Uncirculated" mint condition.

In the late ’s, the Western Frontier was in a rapid building phase and the available money in coin form left the U.S. Mint and experienced rapid turnover, moving from hand to hand very quickly. Interesting Facts and Coin Statistics of the Carson City Mint.

Total Number of US Coins Ever Minted in Carson City = 56, Only about 56 million coins were minted in Carson City and that only includes the official US currencies outside of assay office minting. The PCGS population figures for MS61 (14) and MS62 (8) CC Carson City Mint double eagles are almost certainly inflated, but this date is clearly the most available of the Big Five in higher.

So Nevada mine owners petitioned Congress for a branch U.S. mint, and the Carson City facility began operations in Only silver and gold U.S.

coins were produced, until when the Comstock Lode was giving out. Hyatt Coins has the largest selection of Charlotte Gold in one place for sale. $1 Charlotte Gold.

40 products. C $5 Charlotte Gold Half Eagle PCGS AU55 Old Green Holder. Our price: $17, Quantity: GSA Carson City; Peace () Eisenhower (). Book Summary "Gold Coins of the Old West: The Carson City Mint ", by Douglas Winter and Lawrence E.

Cutler, This copy courtesy. Today, anyone can be a coin collector and own a piece of history from the U.S. Mint. Our wide selection of numismatic items include gold, silver, and platinum coins, program coins, annual coin sets, proof sets, commemorative coins, and uncirculated coins.

One of the most iconic Mints in United States history, the Carson City Mint is a symbol of the historic silver rush of the Comstock Lode and coins of the old west.

Subscribe for more numismatic. Old Mint is a full service coin shop in downtown Carson City, Nevada. The website has tons of information and United States coins for sale. We also keep the updated gold and silver markets listed.

We have thousands of coin listed for sale. The short-lived Carson City Mint. The Carson City Mint in Nevada (illustrated above) opened for business years ago in Then struck only silver and gold U.S.

coins until when coin production ceased. And like many things on the American frontier, this short-lived mint has a “colorful” story that could only happen in the Wild West. Get the best deals on Carson City Year Double Eagle $20 US Gold Coins CC U.S.

Liberty $20 Gold, Double Eagle, NGC AU50, Old West. $4, Certification: NGC. $ shipping. Year: Make Offer - RARE CC GOLD BU Liberty Eagle $20 PCGS UNC Carson City GOLD $ In MS   Today, the old Carson City Mint is home to a branch of the Nevada State Museum. Coin Press No.

1 still resides in the building and is used on special occasions to produce commemorative tokens and Author: Ron Drzewucki. Slabbing gold and silver coins in hard, non-PVC plastics is the safest way to preserve rare pieces of your collection. As an added layer of protection, store your most valuable Liberty pieces in a lock box to prevent damage and theft.

This can be a safe, a locking storage area, or even a safety deposit box. Users browsing for Us Gold Coins Pre.Make Offer - MINT> OLD STYLE "GOLD" $ GOLD CERTIFICATE 2 DOLLAR Rep.*Banknote~ yha Estate Sale! 10 lots left.

Rare coins & .Pricing for bullion coins typically depends on the market price of the metal. Visit the Bullion Dealer Locator to locate a dealer – bullion coins are not sold directly by the U.S.

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