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1857 SS Central America 1.5 Gram Gold Pinch PCGS Certified

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Unveiling the 1857 SS Central America 1.5 Gram Gold Pinch with PCGS certification, now available at Provident Metals. Immerse yourself in history with this extraordinary piece salvaged from the SS Central America shipwreck. This side-wheel steamship met its fate in a formidable 1857 hurricane off the Carolinas while transporting California Gold Rush treasures from Panama to New York City.


  • Gold arrives in a PCGS plastic slab!
  • Salvaged from the seafloor amid the wreckages of the SS Central America!
  • Certified by the PCGS as authentic SS Central America gold!
  • Contains roughly 1.5 Grams (.0482 Troy oz) of actual gold.
  • Gold pinch is encapsulated for protection.

The SS Central America’s sinking was a pivotal moment in maritime history, claiming over 400 lives and causing a significant economic impact in setting off the Financial Panic of 1857. The panic led to the failure of numerous banks and financial institutions across the country. Many banks faced runs as panicked depositors sought to withdraw their funds, leading to widespread collapses.

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Your gold pinch comes from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean, where it lay undisturbed for over 130 years. The PCGS has certified its authenticity, ensuring you own a genuine piece of the SS Central America wreckage. Housed in a capsule within a protective plastic slab, your gold is not only secure but also comes with the assurance of its SS Central America origin.


Bank collapses were driven, in large part, by the sinking of the SS Central America. The gold in its cargo holds was destined for banks on the East Coast and its loss proved critical to bank collapses. Now, you can own a piece of this history with the 1857 SS Central America 1.5 Gram Gold Pinch, certified by the PCGS and encapsulated for protection.


To add this exceptional piece to your collection, call Provident Metals at 1-800-313-3315. Our customer service team is ready to assist you in securing your own piece of history. Connect with us online through our web chat or email for a seamless buying experience.

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Product Details

Year 1857
Mint Mark Not Shown
Product Series SS Central America
Mintage No
Packaging PCGS Slab
Metal Content 0.0482 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Condition Secondary Market
Provident ID 4048946