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Auction gets record price for one of first nine gold coins struck in U.S.
NGC-certified Brasher Doubloon Realizes a Record $9.36 Million at Partrick Sale
From Coin Dealer Newsletter Greysheet
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Friday, January 22, 2021
SARASOTA, Florida -- The finest Brasher Doubloon, graded MS 65+ by Numismatic Guaranty Corp., sold for an astounding $9.36 million Thursday to become the most expensive NGC-certified coin ever sold at auction, more than doubling the previous record.
A second NGC-certified Brasher Doubloon, of a different type and graded NGC MS 61, sold moments later for $2.1 million.
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Asante Gold Announces Kubi 3D Model
Extends Gold Mineralizing System
Company Announcement via Globe Newswire
Thursday, July 2, 2020
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Asante Gold Corp. (CSE:ASE / Frankfurt:1A9 / U.S.OTC: ASGOF) has received the results of 3D magnetic modeling completed over its Kubi mining lease in the Ashanti Gold Belt in Ghana.
The results show that the Kubi Main Zone gold resource is intimately associated with and interfingers the western sheared contact of a magnetic high feature that plunges to more than 2 kilometers in depth. Here is the 3D model video:
In Ghana, Africa's largest gold producer, many big mines are located along northeast-trending regional shear systems that exceed 250 kilometers in length. Studies indicate that the hydrothermal gold mineralizing system that generated the Ashanti Gold Belt deposits was "gigantic and extended to at least 10 to 15 kilometers in depth" (Schmidt Mumm et al., 1996). The Ashanti shear zone hosts the largest single gold resource in Ghana, the 66-million-ounce Obuasi mine. This major shear zone cuts Kubi 15 kilometers southwest of Obuasi. ...
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The extraordinary results came in an elite sale by Heritage Auctions that featured a number of impressive early American rarities -- all certified by NGC -- from the unparalleled Donald G. Partrick Collection.
The coin-collecting community cherishes Brasher Doubloons because they were the first gold coins struck in the newly independent United States. Only nine are known and they seldom come to market: Seven are called "New York Style" because they show a mountain sunrise scene similar to the one on the New York State seal, while the other two are referred to as "Lima Style" because they imitate Spanish gold coins. ...
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