Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Monday, July 16, 2012
A treasure buried in Israel by a group of Knights Templar facing annihilation by a Muslim force has at last been found, gold coins valued at $500,000. It is the largest medieval gold hoard ever found in Israel. Thanks to E-Sylum newsletter for the tip.
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 7:47 AM
Monday, July 9, 2012
A homeless man found a stash of gold coins and cash along a riverbank in Bastrop County TX. After authorities had held the loot for ninety he claimed it as his own, with a little help from an attorney. He got his gold and cash, and he's gone. But the claims and inquiries are coming in -- just a bit late.
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 6:26 AM
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
A prestigious surgeon who is also a world class coin collector tried to peddle three ancient coins which he believed to be worth millions. Turns out they were fakes but he is still guilty of the crime he thought he was committing.
Posted by W.J. Elvin III, Editor & Publisher at 6:14 AM