Found close to the Schloss Cammerau estate in the Owl Mountains which once belonged to the von Keyserlingk family, the looted cache is thought to have contained priceless silver, jewellery, cold weapons, paintings, and china.
The find which includes precious goblets, vases, tableware and cutlery is thought to have belonged to Jewish families before the war and may have been stolen from them by occupying German forces.
The gold worth billions of euros as well as other valuables are said to be 60 metres underground at the bottom of a disused well in the grounds of the Hochberg Palace in Roztoka, near Wałbrzych. The claim comes from a 75-year-old diary which describes the operation to hide treasure controlled by SS chief Heinrich Himmler.
The treasure found at the Old Synagogue in Wieliczka includes a silver cup, five candlesticks, the parts for four or five brass chandeliers, and two silver-plated candlesticks – but mystery surrounds who put them there.
An incredible tale of derring-do, hidden treasure, and a deadly curse surround the tale of soldier and spy Ferdynand Ossendowski.
Around 10,000 coins dating back 200 years were found in the basement of a Kraków building sometimes called the “House of the Abbott” and had been stashed in linen bags which had long since decayed away.
Forensic police officer Daniel Wawrzyniak made the starling 14th century discoveries near the western town of Strzelce Krajeńskie, not far from Gorzów Wielkopolski.
The haul bearing the image of King Sigismund III Vasa also includes Prussian shillings struck for Prince George Wilhelm Hohenzollern, who was a fief of the Republic of Poland. It remains a mystery why the coins were placed where they were and why they have remained hidden until today. h century silver coins has been found under the floor of a monastic church.
According to experts, the ornate, gold clasps were probably formed around the middle of the 5th Century, a period of confusion and chaos caused by the migration of barbarian tribes and the collapse of the Roman Empire.
The beautifully delicate and ornate 3,000-year-old bracelets date back to the late Bronze Age and are thought to have belonged to a people known as the Lusatian culture.