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Giant Gold Nugget Found And Now To Be Sold: Should Finder Have Kept It?

A man found a giant gold nugget in the mountainous region of Butte County, North California. The lucky individual who happened across the six pound treasure has gone to great lengths to conceal both his identity and the location of …

Sunken Gold Recovered Near South Carolina

Recovering sunken treasure sounds like the stuff of Disney movies, complete with busty heroines and Johnny Depp eyeliner. But a group has just brought up almost 1,000 ounces — about $50 million worth — of gold from a ship that …

Family Finds Gold off Florida Coast

While hunting for treasure might sound like a job more suited for Captain Jack Sparrow, a family in Florida found quite the haul while looking for gold off the coast of Fort Pierce over the weekend. According to the Sun …

SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure SS Gairsoppa: Shipwreck Gives Up Its Treasure

In December 1940, the SS Gairsoppa raised anchor in India and left, fully-loaded with 240 tons of tea, silver, and iron for Liverpool, England. After breaking away from its convoy due to bad weather off the Irish coast, a German …

$500 Million Spanish Treasure Recovered
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The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, Georgia denied another motion from the Odyssey Marine Exploration Company to keep over $500 million in recovered treasure. The treasure was recovered by Odyssey in 2007 from a sunken ship off …

Millennium Falcon Found in Baltic Sea? Millennium Falcon Found in Baltic Sea?

There are perhaps tens of thousands of salvage items at the bottom of the Baltic Sea. Treasure hunters frequent the area and recover many things. Peter Lindberg, a commercial diver who trawls for treasure in the Baltic, has mapped a …