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This is the only example of this issue certified by PCGS as part of the S.S. Central America treasure. The Dahlonega Mint, in the hills of Georgia, opened for business in 1838 and remained active until the early days of the Civil War. Interestingly, Isaac Humphrey, who was among the first gold seekers on the American River in 1848, had gained experience in mining gold in Georgia before moving to California. Humphrey is credited with being the first in California to employ the "rocker" or "cradle" to process placer gold, this device having been popular in the Georgia gold fields.