Some of the most famous shipwrecks that contained lots of gold and silver treasure were the SS Central America also known as the Ship of Gold, the streamship SS Republic, and the Atocha. Theses ships yielded some of the largest treasure hoards of all time. Many of the coins recovered from these wrecks are available to the public for purchase. Certified treasure coins from companies like NGC make buying a shipwreck coin a safe investment. Gold Doubloons and Pieces of Eight are excellent additions to any collection!