Moneta Gallery Coin Museum



Users 9,211
Photos 2,700
Comments 234
Views 10,619,500
Disk Space 259.0mb

SunMon TueWed ThuFri Sat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    

Moneta 1885
Zantetsuken 293
Chinacash 170
stretrader99z 124
jumanji 58

TOM_065c.jpg
Tombstone AZ - HELLD
Moneta

[ Tokens ]
TOM_CONT_StageTicket.jpg
Tombstone AZ to Cont
Moneta

[ Tokens ]
TOM_140.jpg
Tombstone AZ - Cryst
Moneta

[ Tokens ]
USA_Belleville_Duseaman.jpg
Canada & USA Bel
Moneta

[ Tokens ]
FTH_565d_1.jpg
Ft. Huachuca AZ - NC
Moneta

[ Tokens ]
TOM_115.jpg
Tombstone AZ - The C
Moneta

[ Tokens ]
· more ·

 

« Previous image · Next image »

BLD_790
Black Diamond AZ - Summerfield & Peck

« Previous image  · Slide Show · Next image »

Moneta



Registered: August 2005
Location: Arizona USA
Posts: 1,895
users gallery
SUMMERFIELD & PECK - BLACK DIAMOND - ARIZONA; Rx: GOOD FOR 1 DRINK. It's listed as a rarity R8 and is from 1903 during Territorial times.
This is the only token from Black Diamond, a Ghost Town that hosts the remains of the Black Diamond Mine. The Black Diamond Mine was discovered in 1880. Eventually there was a settlement of about 100 people and a post office was established on February 12, 1902, and a stage station was founded. Named for a mine carrying a black mineral which the miners called "Black Diamond", it was a silver and copper mine. The post office closed in 1908. Read and see more at this [ link ]
The Black Diamond Mine, discovered on its southeast slope by prospector Albert George in 1880. The name Black Diamond was a reference to its zinc ore that resembled black diamonds. George worked his claim for several years, before being killed by Apaches at Black Diamond Spring in early 1883. The mine was relocated in 1891 by several businessmen from Tombstone, who, after some exploratory work, uncovered a fortune in copper and silver ore. The mine slowly developed into a major operation in the following years, eventually spawning the town of Black Diamond, a smelter to process the mine's ore, an aerial tramway to haul the ore to the smelter, and several thousand feet of underground tunnels. At one point some two hundred miners were employed, and a hotel and post office were in operation. [HikeArizona.com]
· Date: October 12, 2018 · Views: 166 · Filesize: 146.1kb · Dimensions: 900 x 458 ·
Keywords: Black Diamond AZ Summerfield & Peck
Denomination: GOOD FOR 1 DRINK
Reference #: BLD-790 Spooner
Date/Mintmark: ND (1903)
Weight: 21mm
Metal: brass

« more
TOM_120.jpg
TOM_115.jpg
TOM_107.jpg
TOM_105.jpg
TOM_070.jpg
TOM_65c_11.jpg
TOM_065x_1silver.jpg
TOM_065e_1.jpg
TOM_065d_1.jpg
BAK_055.jpg
BLD_790.jpg
FAI_075.jpg
TOM_010.jpg
TOM_020.jpg
TOM_030.jpg
TOM_055.jpg
TOM_057.jpg
TOM_060.jpg
TOM_065c.jpg
TOM_65c_1.jpg
FTH_465x_1Green.jpg
· more »


Photo Sharing Gallery by PhotoPost
Copyright © 2007 All Enthusiast, Inc.

No portion of this page, text, images or code, may be copied, reproduced, published or distributed in any medium without the expressed written permission of the copyright holder.