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January 2016 Treasure of the month

January 2016 Treasure of the Month

Our January 2016 Treasure of the Month is this small grouping of 1715 Fleet silver and gold coins (cobs) from the Mexico City Mint, topped off with a bright gold ring. All of these coins display the typical features of coins found on the wreck sites of the 1715 Fleet. Irregular shapes, flattened surfaces, hammer

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1715 Fleet Society Treasure of the Month 2015

Treasure of the Month – March 2015

The Treasure of the Month for March 2015 is this sharp little bracelet consisting of a replica of a Mexico eight escudos gold piece, and four Mexico silver reales. This bracelet was formerly owned by an employee of the Real Eight Company who acquired it in the early 1970s. It has been in her possession

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DATELINE: Washington, Pennsylvania

Recently, the Fleet Society was privileged to receive several photographs depicting an advanced collection of silver and gold coins from the 1715 Fleet. The first photograph we received depicted a “run” of Mexico silver 8 Reales from 1701 to 1715 (with the exception of 1705). The obverse and reverse of these coins are seen in

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