Treasure, Lost Cities & Other Stuff

Treasure, Lost Cities & Other Stuff

The fall of tenochtitlan to tenochtitlan · Montezuma

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 was a force of nearly six hundred Conquistadors; led by...
Atocha wreck

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 richest new world cargos ever assembled; silver from Peru...
Ghengis Khan on a horse

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 a time, the great Khan was the richest, most powerful...
Templar Knight in combat

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 order of knights. Their mission was ostensibly, to make the...
Amber room recreation

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 tree resin - over six tons of it. Dubbed The Eighth...
Incan gold mask

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 gold comes complete with a vengeful curse, multiple treasure maps...
Superstition mountains - Home of Lost Dutchman's gold mine

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 beacon to prospectors and treasure hunters from around the world. It's...
Oak Island money pit seen from the air

Mystery of the Money Pit

The mysterious money pit has guarded its secret contents tenaciously despite two centuries of determined efforts to unearth it.
Portrait of S.S. Republic treasure ship at sea

Lost Gold: The S.S. Republic

When the sidewheel steamer SS Republic left New York in October of 1865, she was carrying 62 passengers and a cargo of $400,000 (1865 face value) in gold and silver coins. She was headed for New Orleans where the money would be used to help pay for reconstruction of the South after the Civil War.