Christopher Bechtler House

The Christopher Bechtler House (1838). Bechtler operated a private mint during the 1830s and minted the nation's first $1 gold coin.

Address : 130 W 6th St Rutherfordton NC 28139
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Known as the home to America's first one-dollar gold coin. The Bechtler house was home to Christopher Bechtler who is credited with minting the first U.S. $1.00 gold coin. The home showcases period artifacts and exhibits that transport visitors back to the 1830's and tell the…