2022 at Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC – And What’s Next in 2023

2022 at Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC – And What’s Next in 2023

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   A Look Back on 2022 2022 proved to be an exciting year for numismatics as travel re-opened and coin shows...
Atocha: The Most Valuable Shipwreck Find in History

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...
Gem Prooflike Central America 1857-S Double Eagle Sells at GreatCollections

Gem Prooflike Central America 1857-S Double Eagle Sells at GreatCollections

On Christmas, GreatCollections auctioned off one of the last $20 double eagle gold coins recovered from the SS Central America shipwreck for $72,500 USD...
Wells Fargo Treasure Box Lid From S.S. Central America Sells for $99,600

Wells Fargo Treasure Box Lid From S.S. Central America Sells for $99,600

Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote, Keys To Fabled Ship’s Treasure Room, and Polhemus Counter-Stamped Double Eagle Also Set Records In Holabird Western Americana Collections...
Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

This December event features almost 500 gold pieces and coins and jewelry from the world’s most famous hidden treasure   This time, at least, the hunt...
Unique Declaration of Independence Medal Leads Record $4.27 Million Sedwick Auction

Unique Declaration of Independence Medal Leads Record $4.27 Million Sedwick Auction

A unique American silver medal depicting the presentation of the Declaration of Independence set a new record during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s November 3...
Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote From Fabled S.S. Central America Sunken Treasure

Unique New Jersey $3 Banknote From Fabled S.S. Central America Sunken Treasure

Banknotes found in Purser’s safe and recovered treasure shipment boxes will be offered for the first time in December 3, 2022 auction   A unique $3...

Sedwick Auctions Offers Rare Venezuelan Coin Certified by NGC

Other vintage NGC-certified gold coins from Latin America are also highlights of the Daniel Frank Sedwick Auctions on November 3-4, 2022   A large collection of...
Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 32 From Now Online

Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 32 From Now Online

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   Auction 32 is Now Online! - Click Here   Our Auction 32 is now online and bidding is open to everybody,...
Brother Jonathan Shipwreck Gold Among Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Brother Jonathan Shipwreck Gold Among Highlights at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1242 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 600 total lots - including more than 50 No...
Sunken Treasure: The Story of Black Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

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

Shaquille Brissett - GainesvilleCoins.com ......   Beneath the waters of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, the sea floor is laden with gold, like the streets of heaven, only a bit...
Pillar Dollar Coin Coveted by US Collectors Recovered From Rooswijk Shipwreck

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...
PCGS Around the World: Coins From the Treasure of Polzévet

PCGS Around the World: Coins From the Treasure of Plozévet

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   In September 2021, the news of a treasure find appeared in many media outlets. For one couple, the dream...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of September

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of September

By CoinWeek .....   In this edition of Big Things, we take a look at a variety of events, historical and numismatic, that have taken place at...

The Wreck of Brother Jonathan Still Keeps Its Secrets

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   On a Sunday morning in 1865, a paddle steamer called Brother Jonathan departed Crescent City Harbor, California. The ship...
$100 Million of Rare Coins and Sunken Treasure at ANA World's Fair of Money

$100 Million of Rare Coins and Sunken Treasure at ANA World’s Fair of Money

The public can view historic coins, banknotes and medals, and learn what their old money may be worth at this family-friendly event   More than $100...
SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

Historic items from the legendary “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 include Wells Fargo treasure shipment box remnants, gold miner jeans, and a...
Fresh-to-Market SS Central America Treasures in Goldberg’s June 2022 Auction

Fresh-to-Market SS Central America Treasures in Goldberg’s June 2022 Auction

First-time offerings of California Fractionals and other important items recovered from the legendary “Ship of Gold”   California Gold Rush-era treasures recovered from the fabled “Ship...
SS Republic's Incredible Numismatic Treasures

SS Republic’s Incredible Numismatic Treasures

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Coin collectors have long been fascinated by famous shipwrecks of vessels that were carrying lots of valuable coins, such as...
Recovered Bell From Fabled “Ship of Gold” Donated To U.S. Naval Academy

Recovered Bell From Fabled “Ship of Gold” Donated To U.S. Naval Academy

Gift from California business executive Dwight Manley honors ship’s brave Captain, Commander William Lewis Herndon   The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland has received...
Hearts, Bars, and Collections Make for $4.02 Million in Sedwick Treasure Auction 31

Hearts, Bars, and Collections Make for $4.02 Million in Sedwick Treasure Auction 31

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   Spanish colonial rarities in the form of coins and shipwreck treasure bars paved the way to $4.02 million (USD)...
Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions’ Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million

Gold Ingot, Simpson Collection Lead Heritage Auctions’ Central States Numismatic Sales Past $65 Million

Justh & Hunter gold bar, once thought lost forever at sea, brings $1.32 million, in record-smashing event   A Justh & Hunter Gold Ingot sold for...

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...
Sedwick Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction 31 Live May 4-6

Sedwick Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction 31 Live May 4-6

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   Welcome to our 31st Treasure Auction, a sale filled with many historical numismatic rarities from many eras all across...
Heritage Auctions to Offer Rare Gold Ingots From ‘Ship of Gold’

Heritage Auctions to Offer Rare Gold Ingots From ‘Ship of Gold’

Justh & Hunter ingot is largest recovered specimen from Marysville branch   Who among us hasn’t dreamed of recovering sunken treasure? Read one story about exploring...

NGC Presents Last Great Mystery of SS Central America Shipwreck

On September 3, 1857, SS Central America began a voyage from Panama to New York City carrying very important cargo: thousands of freshly minted...
The Wreck of Le Chameau - Q. David Bowers, Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: The Wreck of Le Chameau

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   During the night of August 25-26, 1725, the 600-ton, 48-gun French transport ship Le Chameau foundered...
NGC to Reveal Lost Treasure From SS Central America

NGC to Reveal Lost Treasure From SS Central America

On February 14, 2022, NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Company) will reveal 123 coins recovered from the SS Central America shipwreck, now certified and preserved for...
Unique SS Central America Gold Ingot Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Unique SS Central America Gold Ingot Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1207 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 425 total lots - including more than 10 pieces...
A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

Record Price for Henry III Gold Penny & 1st-Ever Numismatic NFT Sold by International...

A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “first gold coin” - realised £648,000 ($745,848)   A metal detectorist has made history when a Henry III...