A gold hunter in July found the nugget in the mountains of Butte County; it went up for sale Thursday with the deal finalized on Friday.
One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California’s historic Gold Country is going up for sale.
Northern California Couple’s $11 Million Gold Coin Bonanza Put Up For Sale, First Coin Sold For $15K
A treasure trove of rare gold coins that were discovered by a California couple out walking their dog last year went on sale Tuesday, with the first coin fetching $15,000 that will be contributed to turning San Francisco’s Old Mint into a museum.
The origin of a treasure trove of gold coins found on private property in Northern California remains a mystery after U.S. Mint officials said Tuesday that the coins have no apparent link to thefts at their facilities.
A couple has made the buried treasure find of a lifetime – gold coins worth millions of dollars – on their property in Northern California.