This solid gold proof coin is a restrike of the famous Forty-Niner Horseman.
This was minted by the California Historical Society from 7 gold ingots
recovered from the Ship of Gold, S.S. Central America, which sank September 12th, 1857.
This proof gold coin is one of only 4006 issued by the California Historical Society and is numbered 279.
It was minted by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2002 and identified by the PCGS holder.
It comes with the originally issued presentation box and certificate of authenticity as shown.
Dealers sell the box alone for $100-$200.
SS Central America gold items are very hard to come by.
Here’s a chance to own a real part of ship wreck history as the gold it was minted
from is the only gold that can be guaranteed from the gold mining fields in California.