Daniel Frank Sedwick Auction, Over $1 Million in Treasure

by Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC on October 14, 2008 · 0 comments

With World Gold and Silver Coins, Shipwreck Silver and Gold Ingots, Shipwreck Artifacts and even Miscellaneous Coins and Antiques from Colonial Days or Later.

Winter Park, FL —  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC announces the release of their new mail-bid Treasure Auction #4 by catalog and internet. The auction closes November 6.

Daniel  Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction #4 Highlights

Highlights of this sale include:  

  • A California Gold Rush-era gold ingot from the S.S. Central America (1857) estimated at $125,000+ and also a gold bar marked with the "En Rada" stamp (Peña-Randa) from the Atocha (1622) estimated at $40,000+;

  • The "Golden Fleece wreck" (ca. 1550) Special Research Collection of Mexican Charles-Joanna rarities (including the famous 3 reales of 1536 estimated at $10,000+ and many of the finest specimens of the first issues struck in the New World), as well as gold "finger" bars and silver "splash" ingots from the same wreck;

  • A 1626 specimen of a Spanish 50 reales "cincuentín" (at 170 grams, the largest Spanish coin ever minted, most examples of which are only seen in museums) estimated at $15,000+;

  • Coins and artifacts from the newly discovered "Wild Horse River Wreck" (ca. 1620) in the River Plate off Uruguay; and

  • Part I of the Treasure Library of Tom Sebring (author of Treasure Tales—Shipwrecks and Salvage).


"This is by far our largest and most important auction to date," says Dan Sedwick, a coin expert with over 20 years’ experience and a pioneer in the field of authentic "treasure" collectibles. "We anticipate that the results will exceed the total low estimate of about $1 million."

Sedwick’s assistant Agustín "Augi" García adds "the current economy is poised for investors to put their money into collectibles and hard assets, and buying treasure coins and bullion and artifacts is a fun way to do just that. We feel the timing of our auction could not be better."


Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction #4  CatalogFor the first time, Sedwick’s auction is accessible through Sixbid, the worldwide online bidding platform. Now bidders can register and submit bids quickly and easily online through Sixbid’s website, sixbid.com 


"We still encourage direct contact, however," states Sedwick, who stresses personal service as one of his company’s unique aspects.

As a mail-bid sale (i.e., not live), Sedwick’s Treasure Auction #4 offers bidders more flexibility in terms of "either/or" and "total budget" bids. In Sedwick’s words, "we feel everyone should come away a winner.


Printed catalogs are available by mail for $35 within the US or $50 overseas.

Full free access to the online catalog here:  http://www.sedwickcoins.com/treasureauction4_catalog.htm

For more information please contact Dan or Augi at:

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC
P.O. Box 1964
Winter Park, FL  32790

407.975.3327 fax


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About Daniel Frank Sedwick

Daniel Frank Sedwick is a full time dealer specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America as well as shipwreck coins and artifacts of all nations.

In addition to publishing several catalogs per year, Mr. Sedwick is a regular vendor at major international coin shows, including FUN, CICF, and ANA. Until early 1996, Mr. Sedwick worked in partnership with the late Dr. Frank Sedwick, who began the business in 1981 and became known as a pioneer in the field of Spanish colonial numismatics with his book, The Practical Book of Cobs.

The fourth (2007) and third (1995) editions of this well-known book were authored and co-authored by Daniel Sedwick, who is also a contributing editor to The Numismatist (the monthly magazine of the American Numismatic Association) and the author of several articles.

Mr. Sedwick is a member of the American Numismatic Association and Florida United Numismatists, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree (cum laude) from Duke University.

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