American Odyssey Marine Exploration recently reported that they were able to raise a military transport ship, which sank in 1941 in the 300 nautical miles from Galway in Ireland, 48 tons of silver.
The ship sank in February 1941, on board were 85 people, only one managed to escape.
Since ship lying at a depth of 4, 7 km.
This finding is not a record. There are many valuable finds of our time.
"Naryshkin silver" in St. Petersburg, 2012
In March this year in St. Petersburg during the restoration of an old mansion Trubetskoys - Naryshkin workers stumbled upon a walled room filled with silver utensils. On most devices standing family coat of arms Naryshkin, and the products themselves are in perfect condition - in 1917 they were waiting in the wings, carefully wrapped in newspaper and a linen cloth soaked in vinegar, which prevented the silver oxidize.
$ 22 billion in Indian temple, 2011
Last year, the Indian temple was discovered one of the greatest treasures in the history of mankind. According to experts, the treasures, immured in the lower tiers Padmanabhaswamy Temple make up just 6% of the gold fund of India, that is about $ 22 billion.
Keepers of the temple, built in the Indian state of Kerala, began to fill the six underground storage offerings since the XIV century, and in the XVIII century it was decided to carefully walled up caches.
One and a half hundredweight of Roman coins in 2010
Two years ago, the UK was found a large hoard of coins of the Roman Empire weighing more than 160 kg. Bronze coins were stored in a clay jar, which was just under the 30-centimeter layer of earth and was discovered by an amateur hunters. According to experts, a jug of coins intended for a sacrifice to the gods.
Gold and jewelry in Staffordshire, 2009
In 2009 in Staffordshire amateur archaeologist Terry Herbert unearthed a treasure belonging to the Anglo-Saxon era. In total, it consisted of five kilograms of gold, about three kilograms of silver and precious stones.
Among the items found were gold brooches, armor and swords, utensils and religious utensils. Treasure hunter stumbled upon the treasure with a metal detector exploring the farm of his friend. Under the ground there were more than 1,500 different items that could belong to the representatives of the Anglo-Saxon elite.
The treasure hidden by Caesar, 2012