A brief history
The original sovereign, or the English gold sovereign, was first introduced in 1489 during King Henry VII’s reign and wa..
In 1533 the Portuguese ship Bom Jesus set sail for India from Lisbon carrying gold coins, ivory and copper ingots amongst its cargo. The ship disappeared without trace…
Modern day Treasure Hunter Vincent Thurkettle announces the discovery of Britain’s largest Gold Nugget just off the coast of Anglesey. It was actually discovered in 2012 but kept secret until now whilst the area was searched for more treasure.
We talk a lot about Gold, and with good reason. Gold bullion makes up a significant part of the world bullion market. Silver of course has..
Join us for our countdown of the top 5 most valuable coins in the world that probably won’t make it into your personal collection any time..
The process of hallmarking has been in use since the Byzantine period around the modern day city of Istanbul. Stamped hallmarks were intro..
Gold was discovered in South Africa in the year 1886, although it is likely that the local indigenous population had some knowledge of its..
Greece is an ancient country, with lots of rich history to explore.
During its Minoan period, the island of Crete had five great cities..
Ireland has a rich tapestry of history and culture spanning thousands of years. St. Patricks Day, the 17th March, is probably one of the b..
Treasure, as many think of it, is defined as an unspecified quantity of precious metals, jewels or other valuable items usually found toge..