GSA Bags

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jlojek00
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GSA Bags

Post by jlojek00 » Mon Oct 24, 2022 11:36 pm

Whatever happened to the canvas bags the GSA dollars were stored in? Were any printed with the words "Carson City Mint"?

JohnGoldsmith
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Re: GSA Bags

Post by JohnGoldsmith » Tue Oct 25, 2022 12:12 am

My buddy has one that says Carson City on it.

VamHelsing
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Re: GSA Bags

Post by VamHelsing » Tue Oct 25, 2022 5:29 pm

Yep. $$$ now for just the bags.

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vampicker
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Re: GSA Bags

Post by vampicker » Tue Oct 25, 2022 9:14 pm

Here's an example framed for presentation

https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots/ ... g-housed-i
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Kleinwood
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Re: GSA Bags

Post by Kleinwood » Tue Oct 25, 2022 9:58 pm

now that's a WOW!!
they were $2000.00 Bags I think?
So that would be 2000 CC Morgans wooohoo if only LOL

RogerB
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Re: GSA Bags

Post by RogerB » Thu Oct 27, 2022 3:00 am

Silver dollars were packed in bags and/or boxes of 1,000 coins. For a few years in the 1880s, $500 bags were occasionally used.

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