Extras

Video thumbnail: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint Using Raw Gold for Bartering

Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Using Raw Gold for Bartering

Experts discuss how raw gold was used in bartering for merchandise during the 1800s.

Using Raw Gold for Bartering

Video thumbnail: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint Transporting Gold from North Carolina to Philadelphia

Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Transporting Gold from North Carolina to Philadelphia

Historian Harry Watson describes transporting raw gold from NC to the Philadelphia Mint.

Transporting Gold from North Carolina to Philadelphia

Video thumbnail: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint The Bechtler House in Rutherfordton, NC

Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

The Bechtler House in Rutherfordton, NC

Bechtler House owner Lynn Padgett describes qualities of the structure built in 1838.

The Bechtler House in Rutherfordton, NC

Video thumbnail: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint Promo: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Promo: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Introduction to UNC-TV's documentary, Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint.

Promo: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Video thumbnail: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint Making Gold Coins By Hand

Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Making Gold Coins By Hand

Excerpt from Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint showing the process of making gold coins.

Making Gold Coins By Hand

Video thumbnail: Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint Lloyd Nanney Describes Making Becthler Gold Coins By Hand

Gold Fever and the Bechtler Mint

Lloyd Nanney Describes Making Becthler Gold Coins By Hand

Prospector Lloyd Nanney describes how Christopher Bechtler manufactured gold coins by hand

Lloyd Nanney Describes Making Becthler Gold Coins By Hand