Two huge, historic sunken treasure gold bars with a combined weight of over 100 pounds, produced by assayers during the California Gold Rush and recovered from the 1857 shipwreck of the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, will be exhibited at the Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Expo in the Long Beach Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave., September 10 - 12, 2009. Open to the public, more than 1,000 dealers will be buying and selling rare coins, paper money, stamps, postcards, historic documents, antiques, estate jewelry and other collectibles. Some dealers will provide free, informal appraisals for visitors. A free gold coin will be awarded daily to a lucky, registered visitor.
Sept. 10-12, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., 2009