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United States Branch Mint at Dalonega, Georgia

Clair M. Birdsall

United States Branch Mint at Dalonega, Georgia

Its History and Coinage

by Clair M. Birdsall

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Published by Southern Historical Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: American

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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8234397M
    ISBN 100893085200
    ISBN 109780893085209

    Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Dahlonega, Georgia on Tripadvisor: See 4, traveler reviews and photos of Dahlonega tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in May. We have reviews of the best places to see in Dahlonega. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions. The Dahlonega Mint was a former branch of the United States Mint built during the Georgia Gold Rush to help the miners get their gold assayed and minted, without having to travel to the Philadelphia Mint. It was located at (34°′N 83°′W) in Dahlonega, Lumpkin County, Georgia. Coins produced at the Dahlonega Mint bear the "D" mint.

    The mint building burned and a second building, known today as Price Memorial Hall, was constructed on the old foundation. This building’s spire is covered with 23 ounces of Dahlonega gold. The mission of North Georgia Agricultural College evolved into one emphasizing arts and sciences and, in , the school was renamed North Georgia College. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), S Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. "Surveyed in " Stamped in blue ink at lower left: Stamped in black ink in lower right margin: G svar.U5. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth.

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United States Branch Mint at Dalonega, Georgia by Clair M. Birdsall Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Branch Mint at Dahlonega was one of three mints chartered by the U.S. Congress in The others were in Charlotte, North Carolina, and New Orleans, Louisiana. The opening of the Dahlonega Mint coincided with the removal from Georgia of the last Cherokee Indians, whose word for either yellow or golden, talonega, gave the town its name.

The U.S Mint at Dahlonega opened in Its mission was to produce Gold Coins for circulation in what was then the Southern Frontier of the United States.

The mint was supplied with state-of-the-art steam driven, toggle joint coin presses. High Quality Coins, Low Mintages Inthe Dahlonega Mint produced it’s first $5 Liberty Gold coin.

The United States Mint built a branch mint there, which it operated from to The Dahlonega Mint, like the one established in in Charlotte, United States Branch Mint at Dalonega Carolina, only minted gold coins, in denominations of $, $ (quarter eagle), $ ( only) and $County: Lumpkin.

An Illustrated History of the Georgia Gold Rush and the United States Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia By Carl N. Lester Preface Due to the discovery of gold in the southern Appalachians in the early part of the nineteenth century, and the ensuing political influence of congressmen from the region, a United States Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia was established by a Congressional Act in Incorporated on DecemDahlonega was the site of the first significant gold rush in the United States.

Between anda U.S. Branch Mint produced the Half Eagle, Quarter Eagle, Gold Dollar, and the Three Dollar Gold coins locally. The United States Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia: Its History and Coinage by Clair M. Birdsall. Southern Historical Press, Incorporated, Paperback.

Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include. Dahlonega US Coin Mint The Dahlonega Mint is located in Georgia and is one of the least well-known mints in US history.

This mint was established around the same time as the New Orleans Mint and the Charlotte Mint in when President Andrew Jackson signed into law to create a few new branch mints.

What ensued was the first gold rush in the United States and the establishment of private mints of the Bechtlers' and of Templeton Reed. Due to the success of thess private mints Congress passed a law for the contruction and operation of branch mints at Charlotte, NC, New Orleans, LA, and for town of Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, Georgia.

"Correspondence of the Mint of the United States at Philadelphia with the Branch Mint at Dahlonega, Georgia, " National Archives, Record GroupT, Rolls 1, 2, and 3. "Dahlonega Gold Museum." Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Atlanta, GA, Jones, S.

"Second Report on the Gold Deposits of Georgia.". Douglas Winter is regarded as one of the leading experts in the field of United States gold coins. This second edition of the award winning book, Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, includes new data and updated knowledge about these rare treasures and the rich history behind the mint that coined them/5(3).

THE UNITED STATES BRANCH MINT AT DAHLONEGA, GEORGIA It's History and Coinage by Clair M. Birdsall Publisher: Southern Historical Press, Inc., Greenville, SC,Hardcover, pages, with index and color plates ISBN The pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania, or, Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, populary described, Pictorial sketch-book of Pennsylvania | Its scenery, internal improvements, resources, and agriculture, populary described The fourth part has separate t.-p.: Locomotive sketches, with pen and pencil.

the united states branch mint at dahlonega, georgia Although gold was found all the way from Virginia to Alabama, a particularly rich belt was discovered on Cherokee Indian land in Georgia, near what was to become Dahlonega, incausing a huge influx of miners.

The purpose of this web site is to help educate numismatists, collectors and investors about Dahlonega gold coins. Additional information can be found in a new book called Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint - A Numismatic History and Analysis.

The gold coins struck at the Dahlonega Georgia Mint during the years are some of. Ostali podaci Pozivni broj: ZIP kod:FIPS kod: Država: Sjedinjene Američke Države. Inthe Cherokee removal (also known as the Trail of Tears) began, and in that same year Dahlonega, which is Cherokee for "yellow money," became a branch mint of the United States Mint.

With the Cherokee forced out inthe white miners and settlers had the gold and the land to themselves. Inthe Cherokee removal (also known as the Trail of Tears) began, and in that same year Dahlonega, which is Cherokee for “yellow money,” became a branch mint of the United States Mint.

The Dahlonega Gold Rush was just the first American gold rush though, and bythe Dahlonega Mint assayor Dr. Stephenson was trying to Author: Christina Berry. Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, Reviewed in the United States on Octo With this book he has delivered a great description of the current knowledge of the coins from the Georgia mint.

Each issue is described and photographed professionally and in detail. Populations are included as well as auctions results.5/5(2). A branch of the U. Mint in Philadelphia opened in Dahlonega in after the Georgia Gold Rush of brought thousands of people into the Cherokee Nation in search of riches.

Until it closed shortly after the start of The Civil War the Dahlonega Mint coined more than $6 million in gold. In the U. Congress donated the building to North Georgia College.

With the gold steeple of Price Memorial Hall erected on the site of the former U.S. Branch Mint and watching over the old college campus, downtown Dahlonega square, and Mount Hope Cemetery, the notable Dahlonega building is one example of the terrific late 's architecture and stands tall as one of three gold-topped buildings in Georgia.

The Dahlonega area was part of the Cherokee Nation when European settlers first arrived. After the discovery of gold, thousands of miners—known as "Twenty-Niners"—poured into the area, and the Georgia gold rush began.

Beginning inCherokee territory in Lumpkin County, as well as in several other counties in north Georgia, was sold by the state to Georgia residents through a.- Dahlonega is the site of the first US Gold rush. This area was originally settled by the Cherokee indians. #dahlonega #georgia.

See more ideas about Georgia, History and Dahlonega georgia pins.The Dahlonega Mint was chartered by the United States Congress and erected inin the mining town of Dahlonega, Georgia, during the first North American gold rush known as the Georgia Gold Rush.

The purpose of the Mint was to tap the newly discovered source of gold for coins and to provide a place of miners to have their gold assayed and sold.