The man had been combing the wilds of Victoria, Australia in search of the oft-sought precious metal.
A trove of documents, photographs and records pertaining to the FBI's search for a lost gold horde has been published.
The find, which dates back to 2,300 B.C., was made at the site of the ancient necropolis of Saqqara near Cairo.
Treasure hunters will soon be scouring the Dutch countryside for a cache of riches buried by German soldiers during WWII.
This gargantuan goldfish - which recently went viral - was caught by Worcestershire angler Andy Hackett.
For decades, fossil experts have been perplexed by a totally bizarre prehistoric creature.
Egyptian archaeologists have announced the discovery of a significant amount of treasure in the city of Esna.
Treasure hunters will soon be digging up a canister thought to contain $250M of plundered Nazi gold.
A woman in Norway discovered the ring mixed in with a bundle of cheap trinkets and jewelry purchased at auction.
Treasure hunters have found a metal canister that could contain hundreds of millions of dollars worth of stolen valuables.
Revealed by the Israel Antiquities Authority back in December, the ring shows a shepherd boy holding a sheep.
The experiment used a specially created fish tank that could be steered around independently by the fish.
Archaeologists have discovered a trio of mummies with what appear to be 'tongues' made of gold foil.
Large amounts of gold and other treasures have been found by fishing crews in the Musi River in Indonesia.
A Mexican rapper by the name of Dan Sur claims to be the first person to have chains implanted into his skull.
A strange humming noise emanating from the iconic bridge has been driving locals round the bend.
Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a 3000-year-old city situated beneath the ancient capital.
Newly disclosed documents have revealed what the FBI was digging for in Pennsylvania three years ago.
Archaeologists have unveiled the remarkable discovery of 2,000-year-old Egyptian mummies with gold tongues.
Wildlife officials in the state have discovered a truly gargantuan goldfish weighing in at over nine pounds.