The SS Central America
This book by Q. David Bowers with Dwight N. Manley with the foreword by Bob Evans tells the story of one of America's Greatest Treasure Ship: The SS Central America. This remarkable book tracks the second mission to recover treasure from the Central America, providing historical background, scientific analysis, and an illustrated catalogue of the coins recovered. This hardback book contains high resolution color images of numismatic items found aboard the ship, from Gold Double Eagles and Seated Liberty Dimes to territorial gold coinage and California gold ingots. It details the history of the California Gold Rush that forever changed America, the tragic story of America’s greatest shipwreck, the "Ship of Gold," and the incredible recovery of the gold artifacts found at the shipwreck site.
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