Tip off to Buried Treasure

Date: 30/03/2010

Precious 18th century silver coins believed to have been from the wreck of the Dutch trader Zuytdorp were handed over to Fremantle’s Shipwreck museum, Australia. The haul of 1400 Spanish, Mexican and Dutch coins was found buried in a Geraldton backyard after a tip-off to police. A Geraldton man is assisting with inquiries.

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