All but one of the 1,427 coins comprising the Saddle Ridge Hoard of
U.S. gold coins unearthed in northern California in 2013 will be
offered online beginning at midnight Eastern Time May 27.
The coins to be offered live online at www.Kagins.com and
www.Amazon.com/treasure comprise four $5 half
eagles, 50 $10 eagles, and 1,373 double eagles ranging in date from
1847 through 1894.
A couple discovered the hoard while walking on their property in
California’s gold country in February 2013. The couple contributed one
coin from the hoard for use in an 8:30 p.m. Pacific Time auction May
27 at the Old San Francisco Mint.
Proceeds from the sale of the single coin from the hoard, an 1874-S
Coronet $20 double eagle graded About Uncirculated 53 by Professional
Coin Grading Service, as well as several modern commemorative coins,
will support the Old Mint and the establishment of an American money
and Gold Rush museum.
For more information, visit the Kagin’s website, or email email@example.com.