100 Ounce Gold Nugget Sells for Almost Half a Million Dollars
The largest surviving California gold rush nugget was sold at a Holabird-Kagin Americana auction for $460,000 including buyers premium. It weighed in at 100 troy ounces. It was purchased by Spectrum Numismatics International of Irvine, California on behalf of an anonymous client. The nugget discovered last year in Nevada County, California.