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April 2016 Treasure of the Month

The April 2016 Treasure of the Month is this magnificent 1715 Fleet gold chain, together with a seldom seen original Real Eight Kip Wagner-signed Certificate. Certificate Signed by Kip Wagner   The chain is 42″ in...

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March 2016 Treasure of the Month

Our March 2016 Treasure of the Month was chosen because of St. Patrick and his close association with Ireland. With its lush green countryside, Ireland is poetically referred to as the Emerald Isle, which is...

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February 2016 Treasure of the Month

Inasmuch as the month February is associated with lovers (Valentine’s Day) we thought it appropriate to feature two gold rings as our Treasure(s) of the Month for February. The rings seen here are exquisite in...

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October 2015 – Treasure of the Month

Our continuing fascination with EOs (encrusted objects) led us to feature this item as October’s Treasure of the Month. Weighing in at a hefty 5 lbs 9oz, this EO contains approximately fifty-four Mexico eight reales...

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May 2015 Treasure of the Month

For the May 2015 Treasure of the Month we are revisiting the Joel Ruth Hoard. Portions of this hoard, found by Joel Ruth after Hurricane Jeanne in September of 2004, were previously featured as our Treasure...

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February 2015 Treasure of the Month

Our special treasure for February is this sweet little “clump” (technically known as an “aggregate”) which consists of approximately 100 one reales and half reales. Weighing approximately one pound, it is obvious from its shape that...

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January 2015 Treasure of the Month

We begin 2015 with a newly redesigned website and a new Treasure of The Month.  Displayed here is an exquisitely encrusted sword.  A close inspection will reveal that this item is covered with coral and...

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December 2014 Treasure of the Month

Since December is the month of giving, our Treasure of the Month is appropriate because it was given as a gift. This beautiful heart-shaped Mexico eight reales was given to the current owner many years...

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November 2014 Treasure of the Month

Our featured Treasure of the Month for November is this display of gold escudos, all recovered from the Corrigan’s Wreck site. Corrigan’s Beach is named after property owners Hugh Corrigan, Jr., and his brother, Pat....

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October 2014 Treasure of the Month

The Treasure of the Month for October is a group of eight silver reales from the Joel Ruth Hoard found after Hurricane Jeanne in September 2004. This group includes eight reales from three different Spanish...

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September 2014 Treasure of Month

September’s Treasure of the Month features a rather unique display of several Fleet-related treasures. The gem of this little display is a boldly struck 1714 gold Royal. (or galano) The navigational dividers embrace this coin,...

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