Treasure hunters pull rare gold coins from fabled SC shipwreck
Down to the bottom went what was reported to be a large amount of gold. That was true as hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of gold coins and other artifacts were scavenged from the site 20 years ...
Rare Gold Coins Turning up in Shipwreck of SS North Carolina
Just 20 miles off the coast of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, a shipwreck dating back to the early 1840s could yield a cache of rare gold coins from the Dahlonega and Charlotte Mints. Divers have ...
19th-century shipwreck is suddenly turning up gold coins off South Carolina coast
Known to divers as “The Copper Pot,” the wreck is actually the Steamship North Carolina, which collided with another boat in 1840 with hundreds of gold coins stuffed in passenger’s steamer trunks. The ...