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|1715 Fleet One Escudo|
The date appears to be 1712, if I am reading it correctly. Looks like it could be a 2 over 1.
The other side would have the cross potent.
The mint is Lima, and the assayer (M) would be Felix Cristobal Cano Melagejo.
This is an Indiana Jones mega-treasure story. It appears that an armored train full of Nazi treasure has been discovered in a buried tunnel. If you read the different accounts of this story it is hard to tell how much is true and how much is myth and how much is cover-up. The different stories just don't stick together entirely.
Here are a couple of links.
CT Scan technology is being used to analyze artifacts to help identify the presumed important persons buried under the church.
I have been hearing from people who are going to get a detector and start detecting and people who want to know the laws. That happens every time after a big discovery. People get excited and people that have never detected before get interested.
Yesterday I wrote about the Environmental Metal Detecting Movement and the proposed Environmental Clean-up Crews.
Here is the first picture from an independent volunteer of the ECC (Dan B.).
|Removed By Dan B. From A Boat Launch Area.|
For those of you thinking of going out and buying your first detector, you can find a lot more of these than gold coins. Just a reality check.
Fred is a tropical storm and won't affect us. It will dissipate in the middle of the Atlantic.
The Treasure Coast will only have something like a one foot surf through the weekend.