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Plymouth Consolidated Gold Mining Certificate

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Stock & Bond - Mining Start Price:50.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 150.00 USD
Plymouth Consolidated Gold Mining Certificate
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"Hayward was a sharp mining man, having made a fortune in his mines in Sutter Creek and the Comstock Lode. He must have seen something worthwhile in the Plymouth. Hayward kept buying up ground and claims and by 1878 the Phoenix Mine—formerly the Plymouth—was producing $30,000 to $50,000 a month in gold. They sold the Phoenix that year, including its mill and a few of its ditches, to a New York corporation for $2 million. Renamed the Empire Mine, it was consolidated with a number of other claims in 1883, becoming the Plymouth Consolidated Mining Company, which operated until 1947." from malakoff.com. #1368 i/u to JH Hoover 1890, 100 shares, signed by president Bronson. 2 nice vignettes. (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: Location: Amador, California HWAC# 58930