coin_collections

DAHLONEGA – The Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office has thwarted a possible conspiracy to steal coins from the Dahlonega Gold Museum. On Christmas Eve, an anonymous caller alerted the museum of the potential conspiracy. Officials contacted one of the alleged co-conspirators, who had recently visited the museum and researched the value of the coins.

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Giving coins for gifts on birthdays, graduations, Christmas and other special events has exploded in recent years. The 50 State Quarters© Program started back in 1999 helped nudge up coin collecting and coin gift giving. The new Presidential $1 Coins program started this year will likely continue the momentum. Many coin dealers and their websites […]

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