The Dahlonega Mint Page
Introducing… The Dahlonega Mint Page, your resource for Gold Coins from Dahlonega, Georgia 1838-1861 In 1828, a young hunter named Bennie Parks wandered through the woods of North Georgia in search of venison. Instead, he discovered what would amount to a fortune in gold. It was just waiting for those willing to put in […]
1838-C $5.00 now online!
Learn about the first $5.00 coin minted in Charlotte, North Carolina. The 1838-C $5.00 is now online, accessible from the list of Charlotte Half Eagles on The Charlotte Mint Page, and also here: 1838-C $5.00 now online! William Kneass, the second Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, was responsible for the beautiful “Classic Head” design […]