SS Central America Sunken Treasure Gold Dust Now in Grand Format,...

California Gold Rush gold dust housed in elegant PCGS holders   Historic sunken gold treasure, originally discovered by 49ers during the heydays of the California Gold...

Pirate Coins For Me – A True Tale of Pirates from...

  A Submission By Roald Versteeg to CoinWeek..... History Pirates and buccaneers have captured the imagination of the world for centuries, the most infamous cutthroats of their...

Metal Detectorists Find Silver Coin Treasure Hoard Linked to King “Bluetooth”

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On April 16, archaeologists in northern Germany announced the discovery of a hoard of about 600 silver coins linked...

Superb California Fractional Gold Coins Discovered Among SS Central America Treasure

1853 50c BG302 Peacock PCGS MS64 -  A rare Peacock variety 50 cent gold coin (BG-302), graded PCGS MS64, was among the 112 historic California...

How One Metal Detectorist Discovered the Seaton Down Hoard of Ancient...

The Seaton Down Hoard by Alex Lemaire for CoinWeek .....   Laurence Egerton is a 51-year-old semi-retired builder in the United Kingdom who spends his spare...

FBI, Treasure Hunters Search for Legendary Lost Civil War Gold

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Perhaps spurred on by the persistence of local treasure hunters (or perhaps not; no one's talking), federal agents and...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: SS Central America 1857-S $3...

Although recoveries from the SS Central America more than doubled the number of Mint State 1857-S three dollar gold pieces known, just 11 examples...

New Secrets of SS Central America Treasure Revealed in Bowers-Manley Book

Impressive book provides previously undisclosed information about fabulous Gold Rush sunken treasure of fabled “Ship of Gold”   By California Gold Marketing Group ......   Never before revealed...

Thompson Remains in Jail While Court OKs Sale of SS Central...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After a quick morning hearing on Thursday, November 30, Franklin County, Ohio Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty-Blunt signed an...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

Recovery of Sunken Gold Only Means to Keep Thompson’s Freedom Hopes...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As part of the long-running legal saga involving former treasure hunter Tommy Thompson, attorney Ira O. Kane, the court-appointed receiver...

Amazingly Toned Gold Coin Recovered with SS Central America Treasure

“Supernova” Double Eagle from the SS Central America Treasure will be publicly displayed for the first time at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in...

CoinWeek Podcast #89: Recovering Gold from the SS Central America with...

 CoinWeek Podcast #89: Recovering Gold from the SS Central America with Bob Evans Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Ancient Hoard of Roman Silver Coins Accidentally Found in Bulgaria

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Neighbors complained that the yard next door was unkempt and a public nuisance, so the authorities in Mezdra,...

Numismatic History: The Loss of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

By Phil Flemming and Ben Costello - 1715 Fleet Society .......   Prelude to History In the early morning hours of July 31, 1715, one of the...

1883 Trade Dollar, Shipwreck Gold Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1068 offers a beautiful proof Trade Dollar, a key date Morgan Dollar, two exciting shipwreck $20...

The Mike Fuljenz Metal Report: Q&A on SS Central America Gold...

By Mike Fuljenz - Universal Coin & Bullion ......   Q&A WITH DR. MIKE FULJENZ AMERICA’S GOLD EXPERT® ON GOLD RECOVERED FROM THE SS CENTRAL AMERICA Q....

Metal Detectorist Finds Once-in-a-Lifetime Hoard of Rare Ancient Roman Coins

Many dating back to the time of Mark Antony and Cleopatra By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As reported in the UK press last week,...

Treasure News – Search for Yamashita’s Gold Continues

Most of the time, when the topic of lost treasure is brought up, it falls into one of two categories: centuries-old shipwrecks and hidden Nazi gold. However, there is another major source of mythologized stories of long-forgotten gold riches that dates back to the WWII era: Yamashita’s gold.

High Mint State 1913-D Barber Quarter Among Highlights of David Lawrence...

DLRC Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1080 offers a registry quality Barber Quarter, a frost gem proof...

Recovered Artifacts Confirm Site of Pulaski Shipwreck

Over 100 early 19th-century gold and silver coins recovered from the Steamship Pulaski wreck on earlier dive By CoinWeek News Staff ....   In January, marine exploration and...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

SS Central America Ship of Gold Million Dollar Treasure Haul –...

 Behind the scenes of the Ship of Gold Treasure   PCGS provided CoinWeek with some great new behind-the-scenes footage of the curation effort underway to remove...

Argentina Gold, Shipwreck Treasure Tops Sedwick’s 25th Treasure Auction

A rare, early Argentinean gold coin in a remarkably high grade is coming up for auction May 2-3 as part of Daniel Frank Sedwick,...

Gold Shipwreck Treasure Worth Millions of Dollars on Display in Long...

 CoinWeek travelled to Long Beach, California, to film the return of the famous "Ship of Gold". The second exploration of the SS Central America shipwreck...

Treasure and World Coins – Collecting Peruvian Gold Cobs

By Daniel Frank Sedwick - Sedwickcoins.com ......   Serious coin collectors generally concentrate on perfection: the more perfect the coin, the more desirable and valuable it...

Thompson Reaches, Reneges on Settlement to Give up Missing Gold

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   UPDATE, 11/16/2018: At the meeting between both parties on Thursday, November 15, Judge Blunt declared that Thompson had failed to...

Treasure and Shipwrecks – Captain Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

The Fateful Decisions that Brought Spanish 1715-Fleet Treasure to the Shores of Cape Cod By Daniel Frank Sedwick ......   Born in England in 1689, Samuel Bellamy...

Unprecedented Grouping of Rare Territorial Gold Coins Aboard SS Central America...

Some of the finest known Kellogg & Co. and Wass Molitor & Co. San Francisco gold coins are among the 105 historic California Gold...

CoinWeek Podcast #113: Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Preview

CoinWeek Podcast #113: Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Preview Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This...