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A man driving a bulldozer luckily discovered a giant 21-pound gold nugget as big as a child’s head
A man driving a bulldozer luckily discovered a giant 21-pound gold nugget as big as a child’s head

The Alaska Centennial Gold Nugget was found in 1998 by prospector Barry Clay It weighs 21lbs and is the second largest ever found in the Western Hemisphere The nugget is now on sale in Dallas, TX for $1million, 23 years after it was found It is up for sale at Hermitage Auctions along with several […]

Three lucky men discovered a 2,300-year-old treasure Gold coins bracelets and gold rings
Three lucky men discovered a 2,300-year-old treasure Gold coins bracelets and gold rings

Three members of the Israeli Caving Club found a pouch filled with silver The coins, bracelets and rings were hidden in a narrow niche in the cave The coins date back to when Alexander the Great ruled 2,300 years ago Archaeologists believe they were hidden by refugees for safe keeping during war that erupted following […]

After more than 300 years sparkling on the ocean floor: Coins recovered from the wreckage of the famous 1715 Spanish Treasure
After more than 300 years sparkling on the ocean floor: Coins recovered from the wreckage of the famous 1715 Spanish Treasure

Treasure hunters Jonah Martinez and Cole Smith discovered 22 silver Spanish coins on Friday night at Wabasso Beach in South Florida He and a friend scoped out the beach armed with metal detectors The coins were from the wreckage of the famous 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet that sunk off the coast of Vero Beach in […]

Discovering 69,347 Roman and Celtic coins buried 3ft deep under a hedge in Jersey they were hidden in the fields around 50 BC
Discovering 69,347 Roman and Celtic coins buried 3ft deep under a hedge in Jersey they were hidden in the fields around 50 BC

Reg Mead and Richard Miles spent 30 years searching a field based on Jersey Their find of gold and silver coins has been dated to around the first century BC Trumps the previous find of 54,951 Iron Age coins made in Wiltshire in 1978 Treasure hunters have set a record for the largest coin hoard […]

After more than 150 years lying at the bottom of the ocean, the largest lost treasure in US history is about to be revealed to the public in California
After more than 150 years lying at the bottom of the ocean, the largest lost treasure in US history is about to be revealed to the public in California

More than $50 million worth of gold is about to make its debut after sitting at the bottom of the ocean for more than 150 years. The 3,100 gold coins, 45 bars, and more than 80 pounds of dust recovered from the wreckage of the S.S. Central America steamship. The gold will be on display […]

A man who didn’t have enough money for gas to dig became a millionaire overnight after discovering a treasure trove of more than 5,000 Anglo-Saxon gold coins
A man who didn’t have enough money for gas to dig became a millionaire overnight after discovering a treasure trove of more than 5,000 Anglo-Saxon gold coins

Paul Coleman, 59, whose bank accounts are all in the red, almost stayed at home because he could barely afford to fill up his car to go on the dig A hard-up metal detector fan told today how he found an amazing £1million hoard of coins. Paul Coleman, 59, whose bank accounts are all in […]

A Florida man unearthed a rare, ‘priceless’ artifact while treasure diving at a shipwreck in the Atlantic Ocean
A Florida man unearthed a rare, ‘priceless’ artifact while treasure diving at a shipwreck in the Atlantic Ocean

‘I found $300,000 worth of coins and gold on day out with my family – then I found more’ A Florida man who hails from a family of treasure hunters unearthed a rare, ‘priceless’ artefact while diving for treasures at a shipwreck in the Atlantic Ocean — after previously finding mounds of ancient coins A […]

All-time low water level reveals sparkling gold coins on the riverbank revealing 16th-century treasure from a mysterious sunken ship
All-time low water level reveals sparkling gold coins on the riverbank revealing 16th-century treasure from a mysterious sunken ship

Water level is low at the moment revealing incredibly rare treasures Included in the finds are coins that can be traced back to Pope Clement XII Iron objects such as ship parts, daggers and cannonballs have also been found Unique weapons and coins from the 16th and 17th centuries have been found on the banks […]

A lucky once-in-a-lifetime amateur has found a treasure trove of rare gold coins in a farmer’s field in Bridport Romans dating back 2,000 years to ancient Rome
A lucky once-in-a-lifetime amateur has found a treasure trove of rare gold coins in a farmer’s field in Bridport Romans dating back 2,000 years to ancient Rome

Mike Smale’s metal detector began to beep maniacally, with the fisherman unearthing coin after coin AN AMATEUR historian has made a once-in-a-lifetime find of 2,000-year-old Roman silver coins worth up to £200,000. Mike Smale, 35, found the hoard of 600 rare denarii in a farmer’s field in Bridport while hunting with his pals from the […]

The 63-year-old man’s final work was when he discovered a 350-pound ancient vase containing 52,000 Roman coins in a field dating from the 3rd century AD
The 63-year-old man’s final work was when he discovered a 350-pound ancient vase containing 52,000 Roman coins in a field dating from the 3rd century AD

For 1,800 years the story of the ‘lost British emperor’ who defied ancient Rome has been merely a footnote in history books. Carausius’s audacious seizure of power and seven-year reign over Britain and much of Gaul have largely been forgotten. But thanks to the astonishing discovery of 52,000 Roman coins, new light is being shed […]