Extras

    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 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 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

    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 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 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