A Florida several discovered 1,427 Gold-Rush era U.S. money in theior garden when they were out strolling their dog last season. The selection — respected at $11 thousand — is now for selling.
A value chest of unusual money discovered by a Florida several out strolling their dog has gone for selling, with one money selling for $15,000 on Wednesday.
The gold coins date from 1847 to 1894 and have been respected at $11 thousand.
Several money were sold at the Old San Francisco Great at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, and one of them — an 1874 $20 dual large eagle that is usually value $4,250 — sold for $15,000.
Don Kagin, whose firm is managing the selling, says most of the staying 1,400 gold coins had gone for selling on Amazon.com and Kagins.com after the public auction.
The several, whom Kagin dropped to recognize, discovered them last season hidden under the darkness of a shrub on their non-urban North Florida property.
Here are five things to know about the money and their origin:
WHY ARE THEY SO VALUABLE?
Experts say paper money was unlawful in Florida until the 1870s, so it's extremely difficult to acquire any money from before that period. Additionally, most of the money are in perfect condition, having been stored away apparently soon after they were produced. They were respected by Don Kagin, a numismatist who is managing the selling and marketing of the gold coins.