The Real Eight Company makes its first significant recovery of Spanish silver coins at the Cabin Wreck site, near Sebastian, Florida.
National Geographic Society exhibits Spanish gold and silver from the 1715 Fleet. Explorer’s Hall, Washington, D. C.
Schulman’s last Real Eight auction featured 253 lots of coins and artifacts (including 102 gold coins), New York City.
The “Motherload” Sale of Fleet gold, 878 gold coins, by Hans Schulman in New York City.
“Pieces of Eight” by Kip Wagner goes into production.
The first sale of Real Eight Company gold coins (106 in all) from the 1715 Fleet is conducted by Henry Christensen, Hoboken, New Jersey.
The crew of the salvage vessel “Virgalona” recover 216 gold coins of various denominations. This was the largest recovery of gold coins from the 1715 Fleet in over two decades. Douglass Beach Wreck site, Ft. Pierce, Florida.
Philip V of Spain marries for the second time a woman he has never seen, Elizabeth Farnese of Parma, by proxy. They meet for the first time three months later and are formally married in person on December 24, 1714.
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