The paddle steamer SS Republic was transporting over 50,000 coins when it sank in 1865 during a violent storm off the east coast of the United States. In 2003, the wreck was discovered by Odyssey Marine Exploration and the cargo recovered. The item "2013 $5 SS Republic Proof Silver Coin from Cook Islands" is in sale since Wednesday, January 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific". The seller is "danglen" and is located in Black Mountain, North Carolina.This item can be shipped worldwide.