Backyard Gold Bonanza saddle ridge coin hoard treasure

Saddle Ridge coin sells for $15,000

A treasure trove of unique gold coins unearthed by a California couple out walking their dog has gone on sale, with one coin selling for $15,000 (£8,968) on Tuesday. The coins date from 1847 to 1894 and have been valued at $11 million. Several coins were auctioned at the Old San Francisco Mint at 8:30…

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Saddle Ridge hoard on display before sale

The largest hoard of gold treasure thought to ever be found in North America is on exposition this weekend at a Nevada antique show, providing the public with an exceptional chance to see the nearly perfectly conserved coins in person before they are sold later this month. Called the Saddle Ridge hoard, the approximately 1,400…