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...

The Finest of the SF Mint Gold from the SS Central...

The latest recovery from the legendary “Ship of Gold,” the SS Central America Treasure, includes six coins that now comprise the finest known “San...

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...

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...

English Museum Acquires Hoard of Ancient Gold Coins from Gallic Wars

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   A hoard of 10 gold coins discovered in Kent in 2016 is finally on display at a nearby...

From the Icy Waters of the Atlantic: The WWII Treasure of...

The German commander of the Nazi U-boat fleet predicted that by using submarines to cut off Britain’s overseas commerce, Germany could bring the mighty...

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,...

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...

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...

Shipwreck Coins Among Treasures at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1017 offers a fantastic selection of over 420 New Items including the Mutiny Bay Collection,...

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 April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

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,...

CoinWeek Podcast #95: Collecting Shipwreck Treasure with Daniel Frank Sedwick

 CoinWeek Podcast #95: Collecting Shipwreck Treasure with Daniel Frank Sedwick Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable...

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...

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...

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...

Gold Royal Cob Sheds Light on Spanish Colonial Coinage and Highlights...

A Stunning Rarity from the New World One of the highlights of the recent Heritage World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction held in New York ...

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...

Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature NGC-Graded Coins, PMG-Graded Notes

A wide variety of treasure, coin rarities and paper money, both NGC-graded coins and PMG-graded notes, are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel...

Recovered SS Central America Treasure Reveals World Coin Rarities

Australia 1855 Sovereign: The finest known 1855 Sydney Mint Australian Sovereign, now graded PCGS MS62+, was discovered recently among the coins recovered in 2014...

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...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

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...

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.)...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017: Bitcoin Nyet, and Speaking...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Patriotic collectors boost market for ancient Chinese artefacts Following the fashions to buy western art...

California Family Discovers 10 Million Buried Treasure of U.S. Gold Coins

Hidden Cache of 19th Century U.S. Gold Coins May Be Most Valuable Hoard Unearthed in North America The Saddle Ridge Treasure of over 1400 gold...