A California Gold Rush History
Take the greatest gold coin and ingot treasure ever found, the saga of the S.S. Central America, and the tale of the recovery of the long-lost ship—and you’ve just scratched the surface of this 1,051-page book’s exciting narrative. This is the finest reference ever created on the subject of the Gold Rush and gold coins of the era; a look into the old-time “Wild West” with dazzling graphics and absorbing text.
From a numismatic standpoint, the book is without peer—a massive work that combines David Bowers’ thorough research and wonderful storytelling. Winner of the two highest numismatic book awards. Profusely illustrated. Hardbound. Author: Q. David Bowers