Guide of The World's Most Valuable Missing Treasures

Autor: Linda Mayers

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In Atlas of the World's Most Valuable Missing Treasures, you will read fascinating stories throughout history of lost hoards, fantastic hidden treasures missing or stolen from circa 200 to the 2010's including Scepter of Dagobert; Treasure of the Esperanza; The Just Judges, The Royal Casket; Peking Man; Amber Room; Patiala Necklace; Nelson's Chelengk; Tucker's Cross; The Treasure of Lima; Brussels Airport diamond heist; Memorah from the Second Temple; Llywelyn's coronet; Yamashita's gold; the Nazi Gold Train of Walbrzych (Poland). This book Includes : - Nelson's Chelengk : A medal made of diamonds given to Admiral Horatio Nelson for his naval service. Placed in the National Maritime Museum in London in 1929 and stolen in 1951. - Patiala Necklace : A necklace containing 2,930 diamonds including the world's seventh largest diamond, the 428 carat "De Beers", the Patiala Necklace vanished Royal Treasury of Patiala around 1948. Some diamonds later recovered. Made by the House of Cartier in 1928 for Bhupinder Singh of Patiala, then ruling Maharaja of Patiala. - The Just Judges : Lower left panel of the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, which was displayed at the Saint Bavo Cathedral in Ghent, Belgium, was stolen during the night of 10 April 1934. - Treasure of the Esperanza : 1.5 million gold pesos and an equal value in silver precolumbian art looted from the Viceroyalty of Peru, shipped on the Esperanza, taken and buried by pirates shipwrecked on Palmyra Atoll. - The Menorah from the Second Temple: The Menorah was looted by the Romans in 70 AD and put on view in the Temple of Peace in Rome. The temple burned down in 191 after which the fate of the Menorah is uncertain. If it survived the fire, it could have been brought to Carthage by the Vandals after their Sack of Rome in 455, as mentioned by Procopius in the 6th century. - Yamashita's gold : War loot stolen by Japanese and hidden in the Philippines. Named for General Tomoyuki Yamashita. - Nazi gold train and Walbrzych gold train : concerns a local legend of a Nazi Germany-era train buried in a tunnel underground in Lower Silesia in January 1945 toward the end of World War II. Many searches for the train have been conducted since World War II, especially by Koper and Richter in 2015-2016. And many more.
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