California Gold Coins Found In Backyard. Prior to the california gold rush, the biggest gold discoveries were relatively small strikes in georgia and north carolina. Before the california gold rush, there were discoveries of gold in north carolina and georgia in the based on the dates of the coins and the cans they were found in, experts believe that the hoard may still, people who sweep metal detectors over fields as a hobby, and backyard dog walkers.
They dug down and were shocked. They found 1,427 gold coins under a tree. After brushing the dirt off of the discs, they were almost perfectly preserved $20 gold coins dating from the 1890s.
A california couple who found a stash of buried gold coins valued at $10 million may not be so lucky after all.
California Gold Coins Found In Backyard. Now the coins, valued at $11 million, are up for sale. A man discovered a gold mine in his own backyard, in a shocking discovery, after stumbling upon in 2014, a californian couple became millionaires after discovering a treasure trove containing more they sold the ancient gold coins in an online auction, making more than £750, 000 (us$1million). They are currently in negotiations to sell them. A california couple who found a stash of buried gold coins valued at $10 million may not be so lucky after all.