The Wreck of Le Chameau - Q. David Bowers, Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: The Wreck of Le Chameau

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   During the night of August 25-26, 1725, the 600-ton, 48-gun French transport ship Le Chameau foundered...
NGC to Reveal Lost Treasure From SS Central America

NGC to Reveal Lost Treasure From SS Central America

On February 14, 2022, NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Company) will reveal 123 coins recovered from the SS Central America shipwreck, now certified and preserved for...
Unique SS Central America Gold Ingot Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Unique SS Central America Gold Ingot Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1207 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 425 total lots - including more than 10 pieces...
Heritage to Offer Largest Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot From 'Ship of Gold'

Heritage to Offer Largest Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot From ‘Ship of Gold’

The gold brick is too heavy to lift easily or gracefully - something about molecular density making it much heavier than its 54 pounds,...
A Brief Guide to the Hearts of Potosí

A Brief Guide to the Hearts of Potosí

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   First struck in 1693, the Hearts of Potosí are fascinating numismatic rarities that still command interest even after three...
Impressive 95oz Kellogg & Humbert Gold Ingot From SS Central America Sells at GreatCollections

Impressive 95oz Kellogg & Humbert Gold Ingot From SS Central America Sells at GreatCollections

A 95.83-ounce Kellogg & Humbert gold ingot recovered from the wreck of SS Central America auctioned by GreatCollections (GC) sold on November 21 for...
Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Prices realized for numismatic rarities in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s November 4-5 Treasure Auction 30 surpassed $4.20 million, the third consecutive record-breaking auction for the...
Scarce Brother Jonathan Shipwreck Double Eagle Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Scarce Brother Jonathan Shipwreck Double Eagle Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1193 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 405 total lots - including 20 Vault Values and 75...
400-Year-Old Twist of Fate Uniting Cartagena, Colombia, and Florida Keys to be Celebrated

400-Year-Old Twist of Fate Uniting Cartagena, Colombia, and Florida Keys to be Celebrated

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   When the primary cultural deposit – the motherlode – of the 1622 fleet galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha was...
The Mystique of the Spanish Colonial "Pillar Dollar" Silver Coin

The Mystique of the Spanish Colonial 1770 Nuevo Reino “Pillar Dollar”

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   Few coins muster the mystique of the "pillar dollar", known to Spanish-speakers as columnario” - a truly beautiful coin that...
1715 Royal Mexican 8 Escudos Offered by Heritage at ANA World Coin Auction

1715 Royal Mexican 8 Escudos Offered by Heritage at ANA World Coin Auction

The August 19-20 ANA World's Fair of Money Signature Auction of World and Ancient Coins from Heritage Auctions features, among many other treasures, a...
Ship of Gold SS Central America Bell and Gold Rush Treasure at ANA World’s Fair of Money

Ship of Gold SS Central America Bell and Gold Rush Treasure at ANA World’s...

The 268-pound bell from the fabled “Ship of Gold”, the SS Central America that sank in 1857, will be publicly displayed along with some...
SS Central America Foreign Gold Coins Set Record Prices in Goldberg’s Auction

SS Central America Foreign Gold Coins Set Record Prices in Goldberg’s Auction

The allure of coveted treasure from the fabled “Ship of Gold”, SS Central America, resulted in record bids of up to eight times pre-sale...
Unique Counterstamped 1854 New Orleans Gold Coin Returns Home

Unique Counterstamped 1854 New Orleans Gold Coin Returns Home

Historic sunken treasure finally back in The Big Easy after 167-year journey that included being submerged more than 7,000 feet underwater when SS Central...
Rare World, Shipwreck Coins Set Record Sedwick Auction

Rare World, Shipwreck Coins Set Record Sedwick Auction

Strong bids for rare world and shipwreck coins surpassed $4.07 million in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s May 7, 8, & 10 Treasure Auction 29. This...
SS Central America Sunken Treasure World Gold Coins in Goldberg Auction

SS Central America Sunken Treasure World Gold Coins in Goldberg Auction

First offering of these historic coins retrieved in 2014 from the Atlantic Ocean site where the fabled “Ship of Gold” sank in 1857   Two of...
Daniel Frank Sedwick's Upcoming Treasure Auction 29 Now Online

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Upcoming Treasure Auction 29 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 29 Live on the Internet, Friday-Saturday, May 7-8 and Monday, May 10   By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC...
Treasure (Rhode) Island? Henry Every and Yemeni Coins Found in New England

Treasure (Rhode) Island? Henry Every and Yemeni Coins Found in New England

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   On April 1, 2021, the Associated Press ran a story about a handful of small silver...

Blanchard Sells Four SS Central America Gold Ingots in Five Days

Blanchard Gold marked numismatic history with its recent sales of six SS Central America gold ingots, which include the broadest collection of gold bars...

Hear “Ship of Gold” Bell Toll During Presentation by Bob Evans on March 21

Scientist Evans will show items from the legendary SS Central America during free online Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium   A sound only a few have heard...
A Sneak Peek at Daniel Frank Sedwick’s May 7-8 Treasure Auction 29

A Sneak Peek at Daniel Frank Sedwick’s May 7-8 Treasure Auction 29

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   We’ve received a lot of interest in our upcoming May 7-8 Treasure Auction 29 – and rightfully so. The...

Treasure Coins: Ancient Gold Coins Recovered From Shipwrecks

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The Dokos Shipwreck, the oldest in the world, was discovered by the father of underwater archaeology, Peter Throckmorton, after...

Renowned NGC-Certified Spanish Gold Royal Debuts in Sedwick Auction

A phenomenal “Royal” Gold 8 Escudos certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is making its debut in Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC’s upcoming Auction 28 sale being...
Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction 28 now online

Sedwick Treasure Auction 28 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 28 Live on the Internet: Wednesday-Friday, November 17-19, 2020 Now Online - Click Here   By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC...

The Wreck of Brother Jonathan Still Keeps Its Secrets

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   On a Sunday morning in 1865, a paddle steamer called Brother Jonathan departed Crescent City Harbor, California. The ship...

8 Escudos Royal Gold Recovered From 1715 Fleet Shines in Sedwick November Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   A Royal gold 8 escudos, a coin literally “fit for a king”, recovered from a sunken Spanish treasure fleet...

Impressive Justh & Hunter Ingot From SS Central America at Stack’s Bowers

Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot. San Francisco Serial No. 4244. 144.25 ounces, .886 Fine Face Value in 1857 of $2,641.96 Approximately 95 x 55 x 47 mm By...

SS Republic 1857-S Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coin Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, September 13, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1857-S Liberty Head $20 Double Eagle gold coin recovered from the shipwreck...

Treasure Auction 28: Sedwick Offers New Consignment Options

Treasure Auction 28 Consignment Updates | Nov. 5-6, 2020 As customers of our Treasure Auctions, you have probably heard that the ANA World's Fair of...

Just One Week Left Before Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction 27 Goes Live

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   We are a week away from the start of our Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 27!...