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The Right Gear for Gold Panning

Panning for gold is simple, fun, and often VERY rewarding. It's also the least expensive method for extracting gold from the Earth. All you really need to get started is a gold pan, which you can get for around twelve bucks!

The Ark of the Covenant

The Ark of the Covenant is one of the Bible's holiest objects, and also one of its most intriguing archeological mysteries. Since its disappearance...

Yamashita’s Gold

It is often said that behind every great fortune lies a great crime. The twisted tale of Yamashita's gold, allegedly buried in the Philippine islands, is a story of a great fortune and many crimes that became inseparably intertwined. The tale begins with Japan's plundering of its neighbors before and during World War II. As the Germans did in Europe, the Japanese squeezed vast fortunes from their Asian domain...

Maximillion’s Millions

Emperor Maximilian of Mexico, standing before a firing squad, handed each of his executioners a gold coin and entreated them to shoot true... and...

Montezuma’s Gold

In February 1519 a fleet of eleven Spanish ships landed on the coast of Mexico near the modern day port of Vera Cruz. Onboard...

The Atocha

Estimated Value: $400,000,000 (400 Million Dollars) On September 4, 1622 the Tierra Firme flota of twenty-eight ships left Havana bound for Spain with one of...

The Lost Tomb of Genghis Khan

Between the years of 1217 and 1227 Genghis Khan's bloody conquests created the largest contiguous land empire the world has ever known, and for...

Treasure of the Knights Templar

In the aftermath of the First Crusade of 1096 AD, a small group of French noblemen led by Hugues de Payens formed a monastic...

The Amber Room

Certainly, one of the most unique lost treasures of all time consists not of gold, silver or precious stones, but of amber - fossilized...

Inca Gold: The Treasure of the Llanganatis

Deep in the remote mountains of central Ecuador, the largest undiscovered treasure in Latin America waits to be found. This ancient horde of Inca...

The Lost Dutchman’s Gold Mine

In the desolate wasteland of Arizona's Superstition Mountains the remnants of an ancient volcano towers high above the barren landscape - a bright, shining...

Mystery of the Money Pit

The mysterious money pit has guarded its secret contents tenaciously despite two centuries of determined efforts to unearth it.