Austin Rare Coins Offers Shipwrecked Gold
What makes this shipwreck so important to rare coin collectors are the extremely high quality, Pre-Civil War, $20 Liberty Gold coins that are now available.
It is with great pleasure that Austin Rare Coins can offer a few of the highly prized Gold coins from the S.S. Central America shipwreck. You can call a one of our Rare Coin Specialists to place your reservations or find some coins already available to purchase today. Check our inventory here.
|The 251’ Odyssey Explorer serves as Odyssey's |
principal state-of-the-art deep-ocean archaeological
platform (Odyssey Facebook Photo)
"According to the firm's press release, the gold recovered included five gold ingots and two Coronet $20 double eagles. One dated 1850 and another dated 1857-S. "
|Odyssey's remotely operated vehicle (ROV) ZEUS |
returns to the surface following work on a deep-ocean
shipwreck site. (Odyssey Facebook Photo)
|J. Childs, Painting of the sinking of the Central America, |
1857. Source: National Maritime Museum, London.
Greg Stemm, the CEO of Odyssey has ambitious goals of targeting "one or more shipwreck cargo recoveries each year totaling at least $50 million annually." The addition of the SS Central America should prove to be a rewarding endeavor, to say the least!