Welcome from very far Northern California, any further and I would be in Oregon. I to am from so cal. But retired up here for the good life. You said you were in the Toulumne area? I don,t have a map handy, is that Northern California?
I always buy my precious metals way under spot. I go to yard sales and even wrote a book on it. Good luck.
Devidog, Georgia is a wonderful part of the United States to uncover the artifacts reliving the history of the country... here in California, except for the buried old west relics all we have here in the ground is gold