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Wednesday February 26, 2014
When you think of some of the more prominent U.S. mints that produced gold coins during the mid-1800’s, the Philadelphia, New Orleans and San Francisco mints come to mind, but some of the most coveted gold coins from this era were actually minted in a small mining town located in North Georgia. Dahlonega, Ga., was a branch of the U.S. Mint from 1838 – 1861 and was opened in response to the Georgia Gold Rush. ...