$50 million exhibit of rare, early American gold in Long Beach, Feb. 20-22

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$50 million exhibit of rare, early American gold in Long Beach, Feb. 20-22
Rare $10 denomination coin (“Eagle”) struck in 1795, the first year the United States Mint began making gold coins for circulation, is the finest known surviving example of its kind. It will be part of an unprecedented $50 million exhibit of historic U.S. gold Eagles in Long Beach, California, February 20-22, 2020. Photo credit: Lyle Engleson/Goldberg Coins and Collectibles.

LONG BEACH, CA.- A never before seen, extensive exhibit of historic United States $10 denomination gold coins (“Eagles”) will be publicly displayed in Long Beach, California, Thursday-Saturday, February 20-22, 2020. Many of these gold coins, dating back to early America two centuries ago, are the finest known surviving examples of their kind.

Insured for $50 million, the educational exhibit of more than 300 coins will showcase examples struck by the United States Mint of every type, date and mint mark of gold Eagles issued for circulation as well as specially made proof examples. It will include extremely rare specimens from the first U.S. gold coins minted in 1795 to the last circulating $10 gold piece in 1933 briefly issued during the height of the Great Depression.

The display will be at the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectibles Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com) in the Long Beach Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave. The three-day event and exhibit are open to the public.

“These important gold coins are a small part of the extensive Tyrant Collection (www.TheTyrantCollection.com) the world’s most valuable rare coin collection in private hands,” said Ira Goldberg, President of Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, Inc. (www.GoldbergCoins.com) in Los Angeles, California. Goldberg is among those who have assisted the coins’ anonymous owner build the collection.

Although the owner of The Tyrant Collection wants to remain anonymous, he is sharing the collection’s coins with the public for their educational value in a series of exhibits showcasing portion of the extensive collection each time.

The Long Beach Expo will be open to the public Thursday and Friday, February 20 and 21, 2020, from 10 am to 6 pm, and Saturday, February 22, from 10 am to 4 pm.

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