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A California Gold Rush history : featuring the treasure from the S.S. Central America : a source book for the Gold Rush historian and numismatist / by Q. David Bowers ; foreword by Richard Doty

Catalog Data

Author:
Bowers, Q. David  Search this
Doty, Richard G  Search this
Subject:
Central America (Ship)  Search this
Physical description:
1055 p. : ill. (some col.), ports., maps (some col.) ; 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
North Atlantic Ocean
United States
California
Date:
2002
C2002
19th century
1850-1950
Notes:
"The California Gold Rush: Getting there, Mining, Contemporary stories and accounts, Private coiners and assayers, San Francisco Mint -- Treasure of the S.S. Central America: Saga at sea of the gold-laden ship, Columbus-America Discovery Group, California Gold Marketing Group, Description of recovered coins and ingots."
Contents:
The California gold rush: Getting there ; Mining ; Contemporary stories and accounts ; Private coiners and assayers ; San Francisco Mint -- Treasure of the S.S. Central America: Saga at sea of the gold-laden ship ; Columbus-America Discovery Group ; California Gold Marketing Group ; Description of recovered coins and ingots
Topic:
Shipwrecks  Search this
Underwater archaeology  Search this
Steamboats--History  Search this
Coins, American  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Gold discoveries  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_679039