To date, it's thought that around 600 adventurers are estimated to have perished, making the Lost Dutchman's Gold Mine America's most dangerous treasure hunt. Currently, an intrepid pair of explorers, Jesse and John Feldman, are on the hunt for the mine, with their efforts being documented in a recent TV show called Lost Gold.
Two thieves posing as cops gained access to the museum during the early hours of the morning. They handcuffed and tied up the guards, and made a beeline for Rembrandt's Self-Portrait from 1629, but they couldn't prise the painting from its frame.
The crooks had better luck with the Dutch master's The Storm on the Sea of Galilee painting, which they cut from its frame, and then swiped The Concert by Vermeer, the most valuable of the pilfered artworks, and two Rembrandts: A Lady and a Gentleman in Black and a self-portrait from 1634.
They went on to steal Impressionist pioneer Édouard Manet's Chez Tortoni, Landscape with Obelisk by Govaert Flinck, five Degas drawings, a Chinese bronze gu wine cup from the Shang dynasty, and a bronze eagle finial.
That same year, Fenn presented nine clues in the form of a poem along with a treasure map in his autobiography The Thrill of the Chase, and went on to capture the public imagination when he appeared on NBC's Today Show in 2013. As publicity surrounding the treasure reached fever pitch, fortune hunters began to risk life and limb searching for the 40-pound chest. To date, four people have died searching for the treasure, including Colorado adventurer Randy Bilyeu (pictured).