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First U.S. silver coin, minted in 1794, offered at auction
1794 Silver Dollar, Worth $10 Million, for Sale by New Jersey Dealer; 'This Coin Is the Holy Grail'
By David P. Willis
Asbury Park Press, Asbury Park, New Jersey
Tuesday, Augustd 11, 2020
A rare 1794 U.S. silver dollar, believed to be the first ever silver dollar minted by a newborn United States, is going up for sale by a Middletown coin dealer.
"This coin is the Holy Grail of all dollars," said Laura Sperber, president of Legend Numismatics in Middletown's Lincroft section. The sale, by Legend Auctions, will be held Oct. 8 at The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas and online.
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Asante Gold Announces Kubi 3D Model
Extends Gold Mineralizing System
Company Announcement via Globe Newswire
Thursday, July 2, 2020
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Asante Gold Corp. (CSE:ASE / Frankfurt:1A9 / U.S.OTC: ASGOF) has received the results of 3D magnetic modeling completed over its Kubi mining lease in the Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana.
The results show that the Kubi Main Zone gold resource is intimately associated with and interfingers the western sheared contact of a magnetic high feature that plunges to more than 2 kilometers in depth. Here is the 3D model video:
In Ghana, Africa's largest gold producer, many big mines are located along northeast-trending regional shear systems that exceed 250 kilometers in length. Studies indicate that the hydrothermal gold mineralizing system that generated the Ashanti Gold Belt deposits was "gigantic and extended to at least 10 to 15 kilometers in depth" (Schmidt Mumm et al., 1996). The Ashanti shear zone hosts the largest single gold resource in Ghana, the 66-million-ounce Obuasi mine. This major shear zone cuts Kubi 15 kilometers southwest of Obuasi. ...
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Bruce Morelan, a Las Vegas collector, purchased the coin, nicknamed the "Flowing Hair Silver Dollar," in 2013 for $10 million, the most ever paid for a rare coin. It features Lady Liberty ringed with stars on one side and an eagle on the other.
"Of the 1,758 silver dollars the Mint delivered in October 1794, perhaps fewer than 130 are known to survive, and this particular coin is the finest known," said Brett Charville, president of Professional Coin Grading Service, a rare coin authentication company, in a statement.
"It is believed to the very first one struck," Sperber said. It is "extremely significant."
It was presented to then-U.S. Secretary of State Edmund Jennings Randolph, who referred to it with a letter to President George Washington. ...
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