Atocha: The Most Valuable Shipwreck Find in History

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   The Nuestra Señora de Atocha was one of the most valuable shipwrecks in history. The Spanish galleon was owned...

SS Central America “Supernova” Double Eagle Gold Coin To Be...

 The spectacular 1857-S Double Eagle, recovered in 2014 from the fabled SS Central America and now nicknamed “Supernova” because of its amazing, unique natural...

Rare Gold Coins Turning up in Shipwreck of SS North Carolina

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Just 20 miles off the coast of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, a shipwreck dating back to the early 1840s...

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...

See the Amazing Eureka Gold Nugget, 2nd Largest Ever Found in...

Always find time in your day to stop and eat a sandwich. That's the lesson we learned when we sat with Utah coin dealer...

Coin Hoards, Treasures, and Troves: Separating Truth From Taradiddles!

By Q. David Bowers for Whitman Publishing ...... The second edition of Q. David Bowers’ Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the...

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...

Capturing the Excitement of Lost and Found Coin Treasures

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publications ......   Q. David Bowers’ Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the most exciting coin-collecting books...

Pillar Dollar Coin Coveted by US Collectors Recovered From Rooswijk Shipwreck

The Spanish Pillar Dollar by Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   If there is one classic Mexican coin that serious U.S. numismatic collectors covet, it's the...

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...

Ship of Gold Exhibit to Feature $40 Million in “New Cargo”...

First public exhibit of latest recovered glittering trove from fabled SS Central America will be at February 22-24, 2018 Long Beach Expo The unparalleled SS...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure

Nine elusive examples of the large mint mark over small mint mark variety now confirmed from treasure retrieved in 2014   The fabled SS Central America,...

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...

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,...

Recently Announced Hoard Second Largest Find of Norman Coins Ever in...

Norman Coins Hoard by Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After seven months of processing the find, the British Museum in London announced on Tuesday, August...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

8 Escudos Royal Gold Recovered From 1715 Fleet Shines in...

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

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...

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

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...