Daniel Frank Sedwick – Important 1715 Fleet Artifacts from Upcoming Treasure...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ...... Today we will cover some of the most important artifacts from the 1715 Fleet you can find in our...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 29, 2017: Japan Crypto, Russian Gold,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 29, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Body Armor Made of Old Chinese Coins The Tlingit believed that the coins would...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 15, 2017: Cash or Credit, Company...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 15, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Why the world has so many Guineas As colonisers carved up the continent, many...

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...

Shipwreck Artifacts and Coins Top Sedwick Treasure Auction 22

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ...... Spanish colonial rarities set high prices in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 22,...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – “Two Bits” US Quarter...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Could the two bits return to circulation? A Spanish colonial influenced design for the 2019 Texas San Antonio Missions...

Treasure Coins, Gold Artifacts Brighten Sedwick’s November Auction

Unique gold coins and artifacts will draw attention to Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 22. Over 2,340 lots...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017: Billionaires and Bitcoin

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017 - Additional numismatic news that may not be major headlines but are interesting nonetheless. Brain Food 1.)...

Lima Eight Escudos Gold Treasure Coin from the 1715 Fleet ?

By Ben Costello - The 1715 Fleet Society....   The Holy Grail of Fleet Collectors They say a picture is worth a thousand words. They also say...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017: Fountains of Ruin, Blockchain...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Boise’s Assay Office played an important role for the whole nation Between 1861 and 1866,...

Sunken Treasure: The Story of Black Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

Courtesy of  Shaquille Brissett and  GainesvilleCoins.com ………. Beneath the waters of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the sea floor is laden with gold, like the streets of heaven, only a bit...

Treasure Coin News – Shipwreck of Vasco da Gama’s Esmeralda Discovered

Portuguese ship wrecked on a remote island in the Sultanate of Oman is the earliest ship of discovery to be found and scientifically investigated...

Big Sale of Ancient Roman Coin Hoard

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Sometimes, there’s no way to know how valuable something is until it goes on sale at auction. Last...

The Mystique of the “Pillar Dollar” – Treasure and World Coin...

Bogota, Colombia, pillar 8 reales, Charles III, 1770VJ, encapsulated NGC MS 63, extremely rare (14 known). KM-unlisted (39 for type),Calico-1000, Cayon-unlisted. Est: $40,000-$60,000. Few coins muster...

Treasure Coins – The “First Dollar” of the New World

Mexico City, Mexico, 8 reales, Charles-Joanna, “Early Series,” assayer R (Rincón), extremely important “first dollar of the New World,” three known, NGC XF 45...

No Nazi Gold Train, But Legends Abound

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The saga of the Nazi Gold Train supposedly buried in a mountain tunnel may have ended with the...

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.

Federal Judge Announces Ruling in SS Central America Case

By Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc ....   Ira Owen Kane, the court-appointed Receiver for the salvor of the SS Central America, Recovery Limited Partnership (RLP), announced...

Millions of Ancient Chinese Copper Coins Discovered

Researchers sift through huge piles of the copper coins. Source: ecns.cn By Everett Millman for Gainesvillecoins.com....   Most of the time when we hear about a large...

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...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek ....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Gold Treasure Ingot from...

Gold Treasure ingot to be sold in Daniel Frank Sedwick's November auction The auction house of Daniel Frank Sedwick specializes in not just World coins...

The Saddle Ridge Gold Coin Hoard: Some Thoughts

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Unless you spent the last two weeks in deep space you have no doubt read about/discussed/dreamt about the...

Treasure Coin News – Oldest European Shipwreck Discovered

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   The oldest shipwreck that dates back to Europe’s “Age of Exploration,” which traces its origins to the 15th...

Comments About 1715 Fleet Conference Symposium. VIDEO: 2:56.

With Richard Beleson, David Crooks, John Putrow, Linda Ullian Schmid, and Gay Withers. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com...... More then 100 people attended the banquet for the...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – Shipwreck Silver Ingots, Gold...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   A massive 83 troy-pound, 7.52 troy-ounce silver bar recovered from the shipwreck of the Atocha and estimated at $35,000...

Shipwreck Treasure – Florida Marine Salvage Officer Talks About Treasure. VIDEO:...

William Diaz, Former Florida Agent Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com...... The state of Florida has a vested interest in all shipwreck treasure within its territorial waters. A former...

Consign Now for Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Treasure, World & US Coin...

Consign now for Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction #22, which takes place November 1-3, 2017. Get top dollar for your collection! If...

Metal Detecting – U.K. Ranks Its Top 20 Treasures

By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Most aspiring treasure hunters are aware that Great Britain is essentially the metal detecting treasure capital of the world Aside...

World Coin Profile – 1704 Cob 8 Reales Heart (Corazon) Potosi,...

Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales Heart, 1704Y Unholed and arguably finest known, very rare, ex-Pena, Craig, Karon. S-P43a; KM-unl.; CT-848. 27.00 grams. Seldom do we...