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Colombia says it recently found the valuable San José shipwreck

President says an unnamed foreigner who “looks like Hemingway” was key to the find A U.S. company says it identified the wreck, thought to be worth billions, in 1980s This undated photo taken by Colombia’s Anthropology and History Institute (ICANH) … Continue reading

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A Shipwreck Possibly Containing $17 Billion Worth of Lost Gold Has Been Found Off Colombia, And Everyone Wants a Piece

(Bloomberg) — In 1708, the Spanish flagship San Jose was sunk by a British squadron near the port of Cartagena, in what is modern-day Colombia, taking down with it about 600 souls and a treasure that a U.S. salvage group … Continue reading

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Florida Family Hauls $1 Million Treasure from Sunken Spanish Armada

  ORLANDO, Fla., July 27 (Reuters) – A Florida family who has hunted treasure for years found more than $1 million worth of gold artifacts this summer from the wreckage of a 1715 Spanish fleet that sank in the Atlantic, … Continue reading

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Centuries-Old Shipwreck Discovered Off North Carolina Coast

Scanning sonar from a scientific expedition has revealed the remains of a previously unknown shipwreck more than a mile deep off the North Carolina coast. Artifacts on the wreck indicate it might date to the American Revolution. Marine scientists from … Continue reading

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Gold Fever? Huge Gold Stash Found In The Mediterranean.

An unprecedented discovery of more than 2,000 gold coins off the north-central coast of Israel might be part of the largest gold hoard ever found in the eastern Mediterranean, according to archaeologists. The coins are identified as dinars, the official … Continue reading

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