Massive 21 pound Klondike gold nuggest goes up for sale

artist rendering of prospectors crossing Chilkoot Pass heart of the Klondike


Daily Mail/David Averre/11-15-2021

“He made the incredible find 100 years after the 1896 Klondike Gold Rush – hence the name ‘Alaska Centennial’ – while pushing dirt with his bulldozer along the shores of the Swift Creek Mine. Clay, realising he had hit the jackpot, buried the nugget under an Alaskan tree to buy time while he decided what to do with it.”

USAGOLD note: The sales price is $1 million …… Photo included at the link.



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