Treasure Worth $100M From ‘Ship of Gold’ Finally Unveiled

A worker loads 12,5 kilogram gold ingots onto a trolley ready for distribution at the JSC Krastsvetmet non-ferrous metals plant in Krasnoyarsk, Russia, on Monday, July 12, 2021. Gold headed for its second decline in three sessions as strength in the dollar and equities diminished demand for the metal as an alternative asset. Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg via Getty Images

At a glance

  • The historic treasures of the U.S.S. Central America were displayed for the first time to the public
  • A pair of canvas sailcloth pants that may have been made by Levi Strauss were discovered in the wreckage
  • Strauss had a gold shipment on the boat when it went down, with one brick worth $1 million.
  • Vintage bottles, keys, clothing, and firearm accoutrements could be seen during the exhibit 

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