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    1 oz S.S. Gairsoppa Shipwreck Silver Round (Secondary Market)

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    Please note that as our stock dwindles, we no longer have sealed mint tubes available. These rounds will ship in plastic flips normal tubes.

    JM Bullion is excited to offer these unique 1 oz S.S. Gairsoppa Silver Rounds minted with actual silver recovered from the infamous S.S. Gairsoppa Shipwreck. Each round contains 1 troy ounce of .999 fine silver and has been struck at Sunshine Minting located in Idaho, USA. When ordering these products in increments of twenty, they will be shipped in their original tubes. With only a limited number of these rounds set to be produced, don’t miss out on a chance to own a unique piece of World War II history.

    Round Highlights:

    • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine silver.
    • Minted by the Sunshine Minting.
    • Each round features the S.S. Gairsoppa Shipwreck design.
    • All rounds in this listing will be in secondary market condition.

    The S.S. Gairsoppa & World War II

    S.S. Gairsoppa

    The 300 ft S.S. Gairsoppa was launched in 1919 by the British India Steam Navigation Company, Ltd. of London; a company that got its start transporting mail between Calcutta and Rangoon. As World War II unfolded, the United Kingdom enlisted the ship to help out with the war efforts. Towards the beginning of the war (December of 1940), the ship was loaded full of supplies which included pig iron, tea and over 7 million ounces of silver in the form of ingots. Today the value of its cargo has been estimated at 150,000,000 pounds and is believed to be one of the richest of any sunken vessel.

    The S.S. Gairsoppa’s Final Voyage


    On its trip from Calcutta to Britain where it was to deliver its rich load to the Royal Mint in London, the ship began to run low on fuel. It was forced to set a new course on the most direct route to port. As the ship headed towards the isles, it was spotted by German aircraft which then relayed its position to a U-Boat which was in the area. The Gairsoppa was hit by a torpedo and later sunk on February 17, 1941 approximately 300 miles off the coast of Galway. The ship and its rich cargo sat on the bottom of the Atlantic for nearly 7 decades until it was finally recovered.

    Silver Recovery

    Gairsoppa Silver Recovery

    In 2010 the British Government sought out the help of Florida-based Odyssey Marine Exploration to help locate the ship and try to recover the 110+ tons of precious silver. They succeeded and ended up recovering nearly all of the sunken silver. After the success of their recovery, the company decided to commemorate the ship and its rich history by producing a number of silver bars, rounds and coins minted with actual silver from the recovery.

    Video Footage of The Recovery:


    If you have any questions about the 1 oz S.S. Gairsoppa Shipwreck Silver Round, please call us at 800-276-6508. For added convenience, you may reach us via live chat or by filling out our online contact form. Please note that these rounds are in limited supply and in much demand. We encourage you to procure yours as soon as can be.

    JMB ID 172367
    Mint Mark Not Shown
    Purity .999
    Manufacturer Sunshine Minting
    Thickness 2.85 mm
    Diameter 38.5 mm
    Condition Secondary Market
    Edge Design Reeded
    Series SS Gairsoppa Shipwreck
    CoA No
    Capsule Size 39 mm
    Packaging Type Plastic Flip
    Package Dimensions 1.8x1.8x0.3
    Metal Weight 1 Troy Ounce
    Shipping Free Shipping on Orders Over $199
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    Once you contact us, we research the shipment with the carrier and begin the claim process. The claims process can take 30 or more days to resolve, and many Lost in Transit shipments end up getting delivered late. If the package is delivered, you must notify us within 24 hours.

    See also Section 13 of our Terms and Conditions.

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    Do you ship to US territories?+

    We do not ship to US territories. Due to special requirements set by the postal systems, we are unable to ship outside of U.S. states.

    What does “No Will Call” mean?+

    All UPS 7 fedEx shipments ship with a No Will Call restriction, meaning the package cannot be picked up from a UPS or FedEx location. This is a precaution to prevent orders from being fraudulently intercepted.

    UPS or FedEx will make three delivery attempts. If nobody is available at the delivery address to sign and accept delivery, the package will be returned to us.

    Where do you ship orders from?+

    All orders will ship from our warehouse in Las Vegas, Nevada. We mask our return address on all packages as to not give away the contents of the package.

    Do you offer UPS or FedEx shipping to Alaska and Hawaii?+

    No, we do not. The costs in shipping to these places is extremely prohibitive, so we utilize USPS on all shipments.

    Do we ship to P.O. Boxes?+

    Yes! When products are shipped via the United States Postal Service, we can ship to a P.O. Box. Please note that insurance on shipments to P.O. Boxes ends as soon as the package shows delivered.

    Do you ship to UPS stores?+

    We can ship to such stores including UPS Stores, various mail and packing stores, freight forwarders, etc. However, these are private businesses not owned by UPS, USPS, etc. Therefore, our shipping insurance does not cover missing packages or items sent to these locations if the tracking shows delivered.

    How do you ship orders?+

    Orders are shipped in inconspicuous packaging via either USPS, UPS or FedEx.* All shipments are fully insured. Our shipping policy, which is based on order size, can be viewed here.

    *UPS 3-Day Air excludes Alaska, Hawaii, PO Boxes, UPS Store, and APO addresses. No Will Call pickups permitted.Saturday service not included.

    Call us at 844-258-2538 or email us at to receive custom bid pricing for this item. Note that Sell-To-Us are subject to $1,000 minimums as well as possible maximums depending on inventory positions, and require verbal confirmation via phone.

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