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Behind the Scenes at the Dahlonega Mint


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Go "behind the scenes" at the U.S. Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia, through drawings, photographs, charts, mint correspondence from the National Archives, and historical anecdotes uncovered during years of research into this colorful, short-lived branch mint, which produced some of the most avidly collected gold coinage in American Numismatics. - Years of the Mint - Early renderings of the Mint - First original picture of the Mint - Picture and floor plan of the Charlotte Mint - Similarities between Charlotte and Dahlonega Mints - Characters in history: William Strickland, Ignatius Few - Joseph James Singleton, James Cooper, William Grisham, E. M Holland - Robert Hughes Moore, Dr. Mathew Stephenson, Capt. Isaac Todd - The process of how the gold was transformed into coinage - Diagrams and examples of machinery used Speaker(s): Carl Lester & Al Adams.
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