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Sedwick Treasure Auction 25 Posts $2.05 Million

A shipwreck-recovered early Spanish colonial gold tumbaga bar (lot 194) weighing 1.816 kilograms with a marked fineness of 5.75 karat saw heavy interest during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction 25 conducted online on … Continue reading

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Kagin’s strikes gold in latest auction

It did not bring the highest price realized in Kagin’s million dollar auction Sept. 21, but an Emperor Norton I 50-cent bond sold for $12,600. The piece of paper issued by a San Francisco eccentric who proclaimed himself emperor of … Continue reading

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‘SS Central America’ treasure dominates news

‘Tis the season of treasures coming to auction. As the bounty from the 1857 wreck of the SS Central America continues to cause excitement in the collecting universe, another group of treasures (gold bars) coming to auction is also attracting attention. Continue reading

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