Question: Has Anyone Found Buried Treasure?

Has Forrest Fenn treasure been found 2020?

Author Forrest Fenn confirmed this week that his treasure chest filled with $1 million worth of valuables was found in Wyoming..

How many of the 12 treasures have been found?

So far, only 2 of the 12 boxes have been found since the book was published. That’s just 2 boxes in over 3 decades. Preiss may have overestimated how complicated the riddles were. Still to this day, there are treasure hunters dedicated to solving all 12 riddles.

Can you keep gold found on public land?

Your finds If you discover gold or other minerals or gemstones on land not covered by a mining tenement, and the ground is Crown land (under the Mining Act 1978), then you are free to keep what you have found (as long as you hold a Miner’s Right).

What happens if someone finds a treasure?

If your find can’t be considered a treasure, you are legally required to take it to the police. It will go into their custody and be handled like any other case of lost property. However, if you’ve got a bonafide treasure trove you’re probably in luck.

Did anyone found Fenn’s treasure?

Forrest Fenn, an 89-year-old Santa Fe author and artifacts dealer, said his treasure chest hidden in the Rocky Mountains in 2010 was found last week. “It’s true,” Fenn told The New Mexican in a phone call Sunday, adding that the finder of his chest located the valuable goods “a few days ago.”

What state was Forrest Fenn’s treasure found in?

WyomingFenn says his long-hidden treasure was found in Wyoming SANTA FE – Apparently, the gold was in Wyoming all along. Forrest Fenn, a Santa Fe-based author and art dealer who hid some $2 million worth of treasure somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, told The New Mexican in early June the prize had been found.

Who found the buried treasure?

The student, Jack Stuef, 32, discovered the stash of gold nuggets, gemstones and pre-Columbian artifacts on June 6 in Wyoming, the grandson of the now-deceased antiquities dealer Forrest Fenn wrote on a website dedicated to the treasure.

Can you keep treasure you find?

In the U.S., laws vary by state, but the general conclusion is that going treasure hunting is often a waste of time because you likely can’t keep it. The Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 states that any “archaeological resources” found on the land of the state belong to the government.

How did Forrest Fenn die?

He was 90. Fenn died of apparent natural causes at his home in New Mexico, Santa Fe Police Deputy Chief Ben Valdez said.

Has Forrest Fenn died?

Forrest Fenn, an eccentric New Mexico art dealer who enticed thousands to search for hidden treasure after he announced in a 2010 book that he had stashed a bronze chest filled with gold nuggets and jewels somewhere in the Rocky Mountains, died on Sept. 7 at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 90.

What is the most treasure ever found?

1. Staffordshire Hoard – 2009 | Value: $4.1 Million. On July 5, 2009, Terry Herbert, an amateur treasure hunter, was searching a newly-plowed farm field near Hammerwich, Staffordshire, England when his metal detector pinged.

What is the home of Brown?

Some treasure seekers have interpreted “home of Brown” in the poem to refer to trout waters, as Fenn is an avid fisherman. Credit: both: Mary Caperton Morton. “The Rocky Mountains north of Santa Fe” is a lot of ground to cover. So, I, like many searchers, chose to start in Fenn’s backyard in New Mexico.