A Swiss fruit-and-vegetable farmer stumbled across more than tree roots when inspecting his cherry orchard recently, uncovering a massive trove of coins buried some 1,700 years ago, archeologists said Thursday.
Colonia Del Sacramento -
More than 250 years after Spanish forces sank the British warship Lord Clive off the coast of Uruguay, treasure hunter Ruben Collado is working to raise it from its watery grave.
Ulan Bator -
A bid by a Canadian gold mining company to strip-mine part of northern Mongolia’s protected Noyon Mountain Forest which includes the country’s cultural equivalent to England’s Sutton Hoo site or Egypt’s pyramids is causing outrage in the country.
There is always something to do or see in London. When visiting the Capital, as a tourist or not, it may sound easier to just focus on the usual routes. What about starting the day with something really different?
The Amsterdam flea market takes place once a month across the IJ in Amsterdam Noord, where private (non-commercial) sellers rent a stand and put up for sale everything from clothes to junk to hidden treasures.
A building began collapsing in the city center of Lleida, Spain on June 17. Two weeks ago, it finally completely gave way. This week rumors started that there was a pile of cash hidden in the pile of rubble and that's when people started digging.
Following a long court battle between the Spanish government and the owners of shipwreck hunter Odyssey Marine Exploration, around half a billion US dollars worth of gold and silver coins will return to Spain.
An unemployed amateur treasure hunter has unearthed what is possibly the largest hoard of Anglo-Saxon treasure ever found, British archaeologists say. The discovery could change the way historians view the Dark Ages in Britain, one said.
Like the petulant will-contesting heirs of rich Uncle Carl, deep-sea explorers and a salvage company are fighting over who gets to keep the treasures that were dredged up from the Titanic’s grave in the depths of the North Atlantic.
The race to find gold bullion and precious gems worth nearly $43 million dollars heats up after a British researcher claims to have located Field Marshall Erwin Rommel’s long-lost treasure, which was looted from the Jewish community in Tunisia.
You are walking along the path in a serene park, fields and trees can be seen in all directions. Suddenly a glint catches your eye and you discover a large diamond just laying on the ground before you. Seem impossible? Not if you go to the right place.
ERMELO, SOUTH AFRICA (dpa) - Gold digging fever has gripped South Africa with treasure-hunters seeking out the small town of Ermelo in search of the Kruger millions which disappeared at the end of the Boer war in 1902.
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Sometimes I needs a hot cup o' milk in the middle o' the night. I also likes to stab me mates. Both put me right ta sleep. - Captain
Painting showing the sinking of Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes suring the Battle of Cape Saint Mary
Francis Sartorious (1734 - 1804)
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple in India
Screenshot of some of the treasures found on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico. The shipwreck site has been identified to be that of the Buen Jesus y Nuestra Senora del Rosario. This Spanish ship was lost at sea during a massive hurricane in 1622.
Odyssey Marine Exploration/Courtesy KIII TV
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photo of cover of Steve Georgiou's book "The Isle of Monte Cristo - Finding the Inner Treasure, published by Novalis 2010