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Lost Gold of the Republic: The Remarkable Quest for the Greatest Shipwreck Treasure of the Civil War Era

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Synopsis:

In 1865, the paddlewheel SS "Republic" encountered a hurricane and, along with its cargo of $400,000 in gold and silver coins, broke apart, and sank. In 2003, the collection of coins--now valued at an estimated $75 million--was recovered. Recently seen as a PBS "National Geographic" special entitled "Civil War Gold," the full story of the ship is now told in book form.

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ISBN:
9781933034065
Subtitle:
The Remarkable Quest for the Greatest Shipwreck Treasure of the Civil War Era
Author:
Vesilind, Priit J
Author:
Vesilind, Priit
Author:
Vesilind, Priit J.
Publisher:
Shipwreck Heritage Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - Shipwrecks
Subject:
Ships & Shipbuilding - History
Subject:
Antiquities
Copyright:
Publication Date:
September 2005
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
9.28x6.16x1.03 in. 1.42 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In 1865, the paddlewheel SS "Republic" encountered a hurricane and, along with its cargo of $400,000 in gold and silver coins, broke apart, and sank. In 2003, the collection of coins--now valued at an estimated $75 million--was recovered. Recently seen as a PBS "National Geographic" special entitled "Civil War Gold," the full story of the ship is now told in book form.
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