Rare 1856 – S/s Quarters Discovered in SS Central America Shipwreck

1856 s over s quarter dollar found in shipwreck ss central america

The fabled SS Central America, the famous “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 carrying tons of California Gold Rush treasure, continues to surprise the numismatic world. California Gold Marketing Group LLC (CGMG) of Brea, California has confirmed discovery in the ship’s latest recovered sunken treasure of nine rare 1856 San Francisco Mint large S over small “s” mint mark Seated Liberty No Motto quarter dollars.