First American Gold Rush in North Carolina

If you guessed that America’s first gold rush occurred in California, you’d be wrong!  In fact, the first gold rush in our nation happened in the state of North Carolina. It began in 1799—half a century before the more well-known California Gold Rush—around the area surrounding Charlotte, which was then dusty town called “Charlotte Town”….

Eighth Zombucks Design Released

There will be no fooling around this April 1st. As the latest undead design in the Zombucks: Currency of the Apocalypse™ series from Provident Metals, the Slayed Dollar will be on the attack beginning Wednesday, April 1, 2015. This Zombucks design pays homage to the Trade Dollar silver coin, which depicted a seated Lady Liberty….