Category Archives: $20 gold coins

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Bowers on collecting: “With the ever-circling years comes round the Age of Gold.”

THE GILDED AGE
The Gilded Age for the American $20 gold coin or double eagle began in 1849 when this new denomination was created, spawned by discovery of gold on the American River in January 1848, which expanded to become a worldwide sensation. With the arrival of the Forty-Niners the next year and statehood for California in 1850, the United States extended from sea to shining sea

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Bowers on collecting: “With the ever-circling years comes round the Age of Gold.”

THE GILDED AGE
The Gilded Age for the American $20 gold coin or double eagle began in 1849 when this new denomination was created, spawned by discovery of gold on the American River in January 1848, which expanded to become a worldwide sensation. With the arrival of the Forty-Niners the next year and statehood for California in 1850, the United States extended from sea to shining sea

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Bowers on collecting: A good way to hold gold

Time flies, and it seems like only yesterday that I with the help of Robert J. Galiette created what turned out to be a very popular book: Liberty Head Double Eagles 1849-1907: The Gilded Age of Coinage

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Bowers on collecting: A good way to hold gold

Time flies, and it seems like only yesterday that I with the help of Robert J. Galiette created what turned out to be a very popular book: Liberty Head Double Eagles 1849-1907: The Gilded Age of Coinage

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Bowers on collecting: Liberty Head double eagles

Time flies, and it seems like only yesterday that I with the help of Robert J. Galiette created what turned out to be a very popular book: Liberty Head Double Eagles 1849-1907: The Gilded Age of Coinage

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Bowers on collecting: Liberty Head double eagles

Time flies, and it seems like only yesterday that I with the help of Robert J. Galiette created what turned out to be a very popular book: Liberty Head Double Eagles 1849-1907: The Gilded Age of Coinage

Continue reading on Coin Update News