The Resource The lost gold of San Francisco, by Michael Castleman

The lost gold of San Francisco, by Michael Castleman

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The lost gold of San Francisco
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The lost gold of San Francisco
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by Michael Castleman
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eng
Summary
The day before the 1906 earthquake, the US Army failed to pick up $130,000 in mis-struck $20 gold pieces at the San Francisco Mint. These coins{u2019} S mint marks had been accidentally double-struck SS and they were to be melted down in Denver. After the Big One, the coins dissapear; only two are ever found. These are the most storied coins in US history, with the others known as the Lost Gold of San Francisco. In 1989 Chester Worthington Gilchrist III, billionaire publisher of the San Francisco Foghorn newspaper donates his priceless coin collection -- with one of the SS pieces -- to the California Museum. Then the founder of the Museum, a contoversial figure, turns up murdered. Brash reporter Ed Rosenberg chases the story . More bodies drop, and Ed suspects a connection to the Lost Gold
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fiction
The lost gold of San Francisco, by Michael Castleman

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