Tag: Sunken Treasure

$50 Million in Silver Recovered from SS City of Cairo Shipwreck

$50 Million in Silver Recovered from SS City of Cairo Shipwreck

By CoinWeek News Staff….   A hoard worth nearly US$50 million has been recovered from the wreckage of the SS City of Cairo, a steamboat sailing from India to Great Britain during World War II. 100 tons worth of silver rupees belonging to the UK Treasury have been found some 16,800 feet under the waters […]

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

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 more macabre. An estimated 400,000 silver and gold coins are submerged within its black waters. Meanwhile, tools, jewelry, weapons and a young boy’s leg are strewn about the remnants of […]

ANA Money Museum presents new exhibit: ‘Treasures of the Deep’

ANA Money Museum presents new exhibit: ‘Treasures of the Deep’

ANA members and the public are invited to free Open House at the ANA Money Museum Thursday, June 5…. The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will present a new exhibit, “Treasures of the Deep: Galleons, Storms and Archeology,” telling the story of the world’s greatest shipwrecks, the treasures they carried and the efforts to preserve the […]

Latin American Colonial Coins: Sedwick Treasure Auction 15 Nets $1.65 Million

Latin American Colonial Coins: Sedwick Treasure Auction 15 Nets $1.65 Million

Latin American Colonial Coins among many offerings at Sedwick Sale….   Our 15th Floor auction was a another great sale for our growing company. Prices realized (including buyer’s fees) total over $1.65 million. Many lots sold for record prices, reflecting how our specialized attention and worldwide visibility have brought top collectors old and new to […]

Treasure: Objectives of the 1715 Fleet Society – VIDEO

Treasure: Objectives of the 1715 Fleet Society – VIDEO

Ernest Richards Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. The 1715 Fleet Society is a group dedicated to awareness of the shipwreck of the Spanish fleet of ships in the great hurricane of 1715. Ernie Richards talks about the information available from the society as well as plans for a major event in 2015 for the 300 year […]

By December 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 →
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