$10 Million in Gold Coins: Why The Saddle Ridge Hoard Is Worth So Much

$10 million gold coins found
A California couple hit the jackpot when they found eight old cans filled with gold coins under a tree on their property while walking their dog. Being called “The Saddle Ridge Hoard,” the couple found 1,427 coins dated between 1847 and 1894 which have a face value of $27,980. The gold content of the coins would put the find into the 6 figures, but the coins are worth much more than even their gold content. The coins are estimated to be worth at least $10 million. Here are a few of the reasons why they are worth so much.

Condition

When it comes to any type of collectible, coins included, condition is of huge importance. The better condition the collectible, the more that it̵

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