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Odyssey Marine Exploration Begins 2013 Gairsoppa Operations

Odyssey Marine Exploration Begins 2013 Gairsoppa Operations

TAMPA, Fla., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean shipwreck and offshore mineral exploration, has begun 2013 operations on the SS Gairsoppa shipwreck site as scheduled. On May 22, the Odyssey team aboard Swire Seabed’s Seabed Worker left port in Bergen, Norway. The team reached the Gairsoppa site and commenced operations on May […]

Numismatic History: The Loss of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

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 richest Spanish treasure fleets ever assembled was in trouble. Carrying a fortune in gold, silver and jewels from Spain’s New World empire, the Fleet was trying to outrun an […]

Colombia Concedes Point on Spanish Galleon Salvage While Resisting Claim

Colombia Concedes Point on Spanish Galleon Salvage While Resisting Claim

Lawyers representing the government of Colombia (GOC) admitted in U.S. court March 25 that Sea Search Armada (SSA), an undersea salvage company engaged in a long-running suit with Colombia, was the rightful owner of 50 percent of the proceeds of perhaps the most valuable sunken treasure in history. This is the first time representatives of […]

By April 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
The New England Collection Of Brazilian Coins

The New England Collection Of Brazilian Coins

by Daniel Frank Sedwick – Sedwickcoins.com …….. We are honored to present Part I of the New England Collection of Brazilian Coins in our upcoming Treasure and World Coin Auction #13. This well put-together type collection covers some of the most difficult areas of Brazilian coins, mainly from the Bahia mint, which is by far […]

By February 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Collecting Peruvian Gold Cobs

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 is. As a result many of them shy away from cobs, which, being hand-struck on hand-cut flans, are understandably less than perfect. The gold cobs of Lima and Cuzco, Peru, […]

By February 4, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
Sedwick’s Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 Million

Sedwick’s Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 Million

Sedwick’s Treasure and World Coin Auction Tops $2.25 Million To view the complete list of Prices Realized, please Click here (note: the Prices Realized are hammer prices, to which buyers’ fees are added). Several lots sold for record prices for their types. Top Highlights from Auction #12 are as follows (all prices include 15% buyer’s […]

Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure and World Coin Auction #12

Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure and World Coin Auction #12

Live on the Internet, Thursday and Friday, October 25-26, 2012 Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, Winter Park, Florida. With a pre-auction low estimate of over $1.5 million, this is our highest-value auction to date. As you browse the 1884 lots, you will see trophy after trophy (MANY “finest knowns”) interspersed with solid material in gold and […]

Odyssey to Begin Commodity Wreck Program

Odyssey to Begin Commodity Wreck Program

Odyssey Marine Exploration (NasdaqCM: OMEX), pioneers in the field of deep-ocean exploration, announced that the company has received project approval and salvage contracts from ship owners for a major multi-year commodity shipwreck program with a potential total recovery value of more than $230 million based upon current commodity prices and related assumptions. The company has […]

By September 25, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Daniel Frank Sedwick Upcoming Auction for Treasure Coins and Artifacts

Daniel Frank Sedwick Upcoming Auction for Treasure Coins and Artifacts

Daniel Frank Sedwick Interviewer: David Lisot There has always been something about “treasure” that interests people. Daniel Sedwick runs an auction company that specializes in treasure items including coins and artifacts. He discusses his upcoming auction and shows some of the items that will be sold including gold bars and rare coins. Video: 3:04 Copyright […]

By September 12, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Mystique of the “Pillar Dollar” – Treasure and World Coin Auction #12

The Mystique of the “Pillar Dollar” – Treasure and World Coin Auction #12

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 the mystique of the “pillar dollar,” known to Spanish-speakers as “columnario,” a truly beautiful coin that was ONLY struck at the Spanish colonial mints of Mexico, Lima, Potosi, Guatemala, Santiago and Bogota. Those […]

Odyssey Provides Operational Updates on SS Gairsoppa Recovery, Initial Silver Recovery, and HMS Victory

Odyssey Provides Operational Updates on SS Gairsoppa Recovery, Initial Silver Recovery, and HMS Victory

Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX), pioneers in the field of deep-ocean exploration, provided an operational update relating to the activities of the three ships which are currently engaged in Odyssey projects. The chartered vessel working on the SS Gairsoppa project, the Seabed Worker, will make a scheduled port call in Cork, Ireland, beginning August 15, 2012. After taking […]

By August 17, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
SS Gairsoppa and SS Mantola Silver Cargo Recovery Expedition Underway

SS Gairsoppa and SS Mantola Silver Cargo Recovery Expedition Underway

**Recovery Vessel Seabed Worker En Route to Begin Operations** Odyssey Marine Exploration (NasdaqCM: OMEX), pioneers in the field of deep-ocean exploration, today announced that the M/V Seabed Worker has departed port and is on its way to begin operations to recover the anticipated silver cargoes from the SS Gairsoppa and SS Mantola shipwrecks. Historical records […]

Daniel Frank Sedwick Presents Treasure and World Coin Auction and Video

Daniel Frank Sedwick Presents Treasure and World Coin Auction and Video

We just keep the treasures coming! This catalog starts with a large selection of gold cobs, mostly from the 1715 Fleet, including several Mexico and Lima 8 escudos and many “bogey 2’s” (Bogota, Colombia, 2 escudos), some pedigreed to the 2003 “Tampa sale” and the Bob “Frogfoot” Weller collection. Of special importance and beauty is […]

Odyssey Marine Exploration Reports Results for Third Quarter 2011

Odyssey Marine Exploration Reports Results for Third Quarter 2011

Tampa, FL – November 9, 2011 – Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. For the third quarter of 2011, Odyssey reported revenue of $5.9 million, compared to $9.8 million in the third quarter of 2010 and […]

By November 11, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Daniel Frank Sedwick – Treasure and World Coin Auction #10 was a success!

Daniel Frank Sedwick – Treasure and World Coin Auction #10 was a success!

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Treasure and World Coin Auction #10 was a success, and for the first time we hold a new world record price in South American gold coins with the sale of a Brazilian gold monetary ingot for $218,500 (including buyer’s fee). We achieved this through proper research, promotion, and expertise that only […]

Sedwick Announces Tenth Auction

Sedwick Announces Tenth Auction

Winter Park, FL — Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC has just opened their Treasure and World Coin Auction #10 for bidding, closing live on the Internet in four sessions on October 25-26 (Tuesday-Wednesday), viewable online at www.Auction.SedwickCoins.com. The coin lots for this auction will be available for viewing at the A.N.A.’s National Money Show in Pittsburgh, […]

Odyssey Confirms Discovery of SS Gairsoppa Shipwreck with £150m Silver Bullion Cargo

Odyssey Confirms Discovery of SS Gairsoppa Shipwreck with £150m Silver Bullion Cargo

**Largest Known Silver Shipwreck Cargo to be Recovered Under UK Government Contract** Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX) announced today that it has confirmed the identity and location of the shipwreck site of the SS Gairsoppa nearly 4,700 meters below the surface of the North Atlantic, approximately 300 miles off the coast of Ireland in international […]

By September 27, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Odyssey to Request En Banc Hearing in “Black Swan” Case to Address Contradictions in Eleventh Circuit’s Ruling

Odyssey to Request En Banc Hearing in “Black Swan” Case to Address Contradictions in Eleventh Circuit’s Ruling

Tampa, FL – September 21, 2011 – Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX), today announced that it will request an en banc hearing (a hearing before all the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals judges) in the “Black Swan” case and will point out that today’s decision by a panel of only three judges from the […]

By September 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Odyssey Marine Exploration to Hold Conference Call on September 26, 2011

Odyssey Marine Exploration to Hold Conference Call on September 26, 2011

Tampa, FL – September 22, 2011 – Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX), pioneers in the field of deep-ocean shipwreck exploration announced today that the Company will hold a conference call with management at 11:00 a.m. ET (8:00 a.m. PT) to provide an operational project update and discuss current corporate developments. Conference call details: Date: […]

By September 26, 2011 0 Comments Read More →
Odyssey Marine Exploration Comments on WikiLeaks Information

Odyssey Marine Exploration Comments on WikiLeaks Information

“Black Swan” and HMS Sussex projects named in Government Communications Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (NasdaqCM: OMEX) a pioneer in the field of deep ocean exploration, was named in several U.S. State Department cables obtained by WikiLeaks and furnished to the media worldwide. Some of the released cables suggest that the State Department offered special assistance […]

By December 22, 2010 0 Comments Read More →
Sea Search Armada Seeks Rights to 1708 Shipwreck

Sea Search Armada Seeks Rights to 1708 Shipwreck

Sea Search Armada, a US-based salvage company, claims the Republic of Colombia owes it $4 billion to $17 billion for breaching a contract granting it the right to salvage the galleon San Jose, sunk by the British Navy on June 8, 1708. The Spanish galleon San Jose was trying to outrun a fleet of British […]

By December 10, 2010 1 Comments Read More →
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