Storybook treasure: This undated photo provided by Forrest Fenn shows a chest purported to contain gold dust, hundreds of rare gold coins, gold nuggets and other artifacts - find a treasure thought lost or discover it before someone else. Use it to buy the machines, live comfortably and fund the families who choose to stay.

Forrest Fenn: Has cancer-stricken millionaire REALLY left $2m buried treasure in the New Mexico mountains? Eccentric 'Indiana Jones of Santa Fe' reveals eleventh clue in hunt for his loot

Storybook treasure: This undated photo provided by Forrest Fenn shows a chest purported to contain gold dust, hundreds of rare gold coins, gold nuggets and other artifacts - find a treasure thought lost or discover it before someone else. Use it to buy the machines, live comfortably and fund the families who choose to stay.

Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary | Sovereigns are large, thin gold coins that feature imposing portraits of the respective monarch. The Mary I Gold Sovereign coin was issued under the authority of the first Queen Regnant of England, Mary Tudor (Mary I), daughter of Henry VIII. She was also the the grand-daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain.

Rare English Gold Sovereign of Queen Mary | Sovereigns are large, thin gold coins that feature imposing portraits of the respective monarch. The Mary I Gold Sovereign coin was issued under the authority of the first Queen Regnant of England, Mary Tudor (Mary I), daughter of Henry VIII. She was also the the grand-daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain.

A rare gold coin bearing the image of Roman emperor Nero has been unearthed in Northumberland. Deputy director of excavations Justin Blake, left, with Marcel Albert Deputy director of excavations Justin Blake, left, with Marcel Albert, who uncovered the rare coin  It is the first gold coin to be found at the Roman fort site of Vindolanda where archaeologists have been digging for more than 40 years.  Dr Andrew Birley, director of excavations,

Vindolanda dig unearths rare Roman gold coin

A rare gold coin bearing the image of Roman emperor Nero has been unearthed in Northumberland. Deputy director of excavations Justin Blake, left, with Marcel Albert Deputy director of excavations Justin Blake, left, with Marcel Albert, who uncovered the rare coin It is the first gold coin to be found at the Roman fort site of Vindolanda where archaeologists have been digging for more than 40 years. Dr Andrew Birley, director of excavations,

Rare gold coin from Carthage depicting the goddess Persephone, 441–317 BCE

Rare gold coin from Carthage depicting the goddess Persephone, 441–317 BCE

A 24 karat gold coin that was minted in Rome in 107 CE and bears the portrait of the emperor "Augustus Deified", minted by Emperor Trajan in Rome in 107 CE. GALI TIBBON / AFP.

A 24 karat gold coin that was minted in Rome in 107 CE and bears the portrait of the emperor "Augustus Deified", minted by Emperor Trajan in Rome in 107 CE. GALI TIBBON / AFP.

Some of the most common Roman coins, including the gold aureus, silver denarius and brass sestertius.  **

Some of the most common Roman coins, including the gold aureus, silver denarius and brass sestertius. **

What’s Hot, What’s Not: The US Rare Gold Coin Market in 2015/2016 - Coin Community Forum

What’s Hot, What’s Not: The US Rare Gold Coin Market in 2015/2016 - Coin Community Forum

Rare gold coins are highly sought after by professional coin collectors and amateurs too. Many people like coin collecting as a hobby. Rare gold coins can surely make a very valuable investment for the future.

Rare gold coins are highly sought after by professional coin collectors and amateurs too. Many people like coin collecting as a hobby. Rare gold coins can surely make a very valuable investment for the future.

Alan Demby, who founded the Scoin Shop, which sells the coins, said: There is a marked upward trend in value in some commemorative and rare gold coins. This is due to their limited mintage and the event they commemorate. A Diamond Jubilee is a truly rare event for the commonwealth and the world.

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: commemorative coins from across the Commonwealth

Alan Demby, who founded the Scoin Shop, which sells the coins, said: There is a marked upward trend in value in some commemorative and rare gold coins. This is due to their limited mintage and the event they commemorate. A Diamond Jubilee is a truly rare event for the commonwealth and the world.

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