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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Blast White & Prooflike Carson City Morgan Dollars Among Highlights of...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1009 offers a fantastic selection 365 New Items along with 50 No Reserve lots and...

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...

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 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...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...

Early American Regulated $15 Gold Coin Sells for $152,750

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   A unique, early American regulated $15 gold coin marked by Boston goldsmith Joseph Edwards, Jr. drew intense bidding during...

World Coin News – NGC Certifies Extremely Rare 1695 Royal 8...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1695 Royal 8 Escudos. Graded NGC MS 65, this coin was struck in Mexico City...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Cob Report – The “Mesuno Hoard” of Spanish...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   SHIPWRECK GOLD COBS are valuable and exciting items today, but in 1959 you could not give them away for...