As a reminder, the Florida United Numismatist Show will start tomorrow, January 9 and continue to Sunday January 12, at the Orange County Convention Center. Specifically, the show is in the West Building, Halls WA 1 and WA 2. The west building is the “older” building of the Convention Center, on the opposite side on […]
The Real Eight Company makes its first significant recovery of Spanish silver coins at the Cabin Wreck site, near Sebastian, Florida.
As we begin a new decade our hope is for success and prosperity in the coming years. For centuries gold has been equated with success and prosperity. Gold has also been memorialized in the lexicon by such phrases as “Good as gold”, “Heart of gold”, “Worth its weight in gold” and so on. Therefore, we […]
On behalf of myself and the other Directors of the 1715 Fleet Society, I would like to wish everyone a Happy (and prosperous) New Year. As we embark on a new decade, it seems like a good time to review some of the highlights of the Fleet Society’s progress over the last decade. January […]
On behalf of myself and the other Directors of the Fleet Society, we would like to wish all of our members, supporters and website visitors a very Merry Christmas. Ben Costello, Director.
National Geographic Society exhibits Spanish gold and silver from the 1715 Fleet. Explorer’s Hall, Washington, D. C.
As a follow up to our September 15 post (and as a reminder) the Florida United Numismatist (F.U.N.) Show will be held at the Orange County Convention Center from January 9 – 12, 2020. Specifically, the show is in the West Building, Halls WA 1 and WA 2. The west building is the “older” building […]
Schulman’s last Real Eight auction featured 253 lots of coins and artifacts (including 102 gold coins), New York City.
For December’s Treasure of the Month we are going to revisit one of the most recognized and revered artifacts ever associated with the 1715 Fleet: the Dragon Whistle. Previously featured as our Treasure of the Month for July 2013, the Dragon Whistle and chain was found on the beach near the Cabin Wreck site in […]
The “Motherload” Sale of Fleet gold, 878 gold coins, by Hans Schulman in New York City.
The auction of Fleet related coins and artifacts from the Bruce Ward Estate has begun. To access the auction items, go to the Cargile Auctions website and follow the prompts. If you have any specific questions contact Marco Orozco at 870-974-3684. Ben Costello, Director.
Not long ago our Treasure of the Month for November was quietly resting at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. It was recovered from its hiding place on June 4, 2019 by Kenton Dickerson, while working in a nearshore area at the Corrigan’s Beach Wreck site, a few miles north of Vero Beach, Florida. Dickerson […]
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