Comes with Certificate of Authenticity. As seen on Pawn Stars as well! Makes for an amazing addition to your US coin collection, civil war artifact collection, a talking piece in any room, or a fantastic gift. One of the most incredible coins/stories in American Coin Numismatic history.
Left New York on October 18, 1865, bound for New Orleans. On the fifth day of her voyage, a hurricane off the coast of. By evening, her hull was leaking so badly that the fire in the boiler was extinguished, and she stalled in heavy seas, taking on water faster than her crew and passengers could bail her. The passengers and crew escaped in four. And a makeshift raft, but 40-foot seas throughout the night made keeping them afloat a serious challenge.On October 29, the steamer. Had been sent to look for the.
The passengers were transferred and taken to Charleston. Most of the passengers and crew survived, although several were lost on the raft before they could be rescued. All the coins were lost.In August 2003 , the wreck of the. She was found about 100 miles (160 km) southeast of. In about 1,700 feet (500 meters) of water. The search and recovery effort was depicted in a.
Many artifacts, from the 14,000 salvaged, plus silver coins from the 51,000 coins collected, are on display in selected museums. Artifacts have been on display in. The displays also present video stories about passengers and crew members, and where they moved years after the wreck. Lifeboats had been found and rescued at different times.
The item "1861 SS Republic Liberty Seated Half Dollar NGC Shipwreck Wood Box COA Civil War" is in sale since Thursday, May 10, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ US\Half Dollars\Seated Liberty (1839-91)".
The seller is "jrub8329" and is located in Seattle, Washington. This item can be shipped to United States.