Tag: Treasure

Divers Discover Largest Treasure of Gold Coins Ever Found in Israel (UPDATED April 26)

Divers Discover Largest Treasure of Gold Coins Ever Found in Israel (UPDATED April 26)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….   In a press release issued Tuesday, February 17, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) reported that the largest treasure of gold coins ever discovered in Israeli territory had been recovered from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea in the harbor of the ancient city of Caesarea. Winter storms in […]

By April 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
5,000 Anglo Saxon Coins Found In UK Countryside

5,000 Anglo Saxon Coins Found In UK Countryside

By Nick Huxsted – Arrowfile ……. One of the largest ever UK discoveries of Anglo Saxon coins has been unearthed by a metal detector enthusiast in a field in Buckinghamshire. Paul Coleman is a member of the Weekend Wanderers Detecting Club and was out with his club and son when he made the discovery on […]

By January 5, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Daniel Sedwick Announces Upcoming Treasure Auction. VIDEO

Daniel Sedwick Announces Upcoming Treasure Auction. VIDEO

Daniel Sedwick Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. More treasure items plucked from the bones of a once proud Spanish galleon are coming on the auction block courtesy of Daniel Sedwick. Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC proudly announces their Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction #15, taking place live on the Internet in four sessions, May 1-2, 2014. […]

By April 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Global Marine Exploration Looks for Sunken Treasure. VIDEO: 2:56

Global Marine Exploration Looks for Sunken Treasure. VIDEO: 2:56

Everyone dreams of finding sunken treasure. Learn about a company that seeks to fulfill those dreams. Ron Alber talks about what it is like to work for Global Marine Exploration, the second largest company whose sole purpose is to recover treasure from shipwrecks. He talks about the intrigue of the business as well as offering […]

By November 22, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Cool Treasure! VIDEO: 11:49

Cool Treasure! VIDEO: 11:49

Daniel Frank Sedwick, Auctioneer……… Shiver me timbers matey! Get ready to see some of the fascinating items of history found on shipwrecks and from the past. Dan Sedwick talks about some of the “cool” items featured his recent Treasure Auction 14. These include a breach loading cannon, gold rosary, gold captain’s whistle, two different breast […]

By November 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

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 →
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 […]

Hoard of Crusader Gold Found in Ruins

Hoard of Crusader Gold Found in Ruins

By American Friends of Tel Aviv University….   AU uncovers unprecedented trove of gold coins in 13th century castle A team of researchers from Tel Aviv University has uncovered a hoard of real-life buried treasure at the Crusader castle of Arsur (also known as Apollonia), a stronghold located between the ancient ports of Jaffa and […]

By July 30, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
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 →
 
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