Tuesday, December 26, 2006

DelTech to auction treasure (The News Journal, DE)

Gold, silver coins from 1622 Spanish galleon worth about $400 million

GEORGETOWN, Del. -- For almost 20 years, Delaware Technical & Community College's campus in Georgetown has been home to a collection of artifacts pulled from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean by famed treasure hunter Mel Fisher.

Now, the school is preparing to float some of its treasure for coin collectors and history buffs. . . .

Full story at:
http://www.delawareonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20061224/NEWS/612240362/-1/NEWS01

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