Tag: 1715 Fleet Society

$1 Million in Recently Recovered 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Coins Coming to Market

$1 Million in Recently Recovered 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Coins Coming to Market

Sunken Spanish colonial gold treasure coins discovered during 300th anniversary of fleet’s demise to be offered for the first time More than 200 sunken treasure gold coins from the legendary Spanish 1715 Plate Fleet, recovered during last year’s 300th anniversary of the Atlantic Ocean hurricane that sank 11 of the fleet’s 12 ships, are now […]

Time Capsule Buried by 1715 Treasure Fleet Society in Vero Beach, Florida – VIDEO: 5:45

Time Capsule Buried by 1715 Treasure Fleet Society in Vero Beach, Florida – VIDEO: 5:45

Ben Costello, Director, 1715 Fleet Society. On the 300th anniversary of the wreck of the Spanish Plate Fleet, the 1715 Fleet Society buried a time capsule in the Jaycee Park in Vero Beach, Florida. The intent of the capsule is to reach out to future generations and share some of the values and items of […]

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary, October 26, 2014

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary, October 26, 2014

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, we take a peek at Wayne Homren’s numismatic diary as he visits the Washington Numismatic Society (WNS) in D.C. and listens to Bob Evans, Kevin Flynn and Ben Costello at […]

By October 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Treasure: Objectives of the 1715 Fleet Society – VIDEO

Treasure: Objectives of the 1715 Fleet Society – VIDEO

Ernest Richards Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. The 1715 Fleet Society is a group dedicated to awareness of the shipwreck of the Spanish fleet of ships in the great hurricane of 1715. Ernie Richards talks about the information available from the society as well as plans for a major event in 2015 for the 300 year […]

By December 2, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic History: The Loss of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

Numismatic History: The Loss of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

By Phil Flemming and Ben Costello – 1715 Fleet Society …….   Prelude to History In the early morning hours of July 31, 1715, one of the richest Spanish treasure fleets ever assembled was in trouble. Carrying a fortune in gold, silver and jewels from Spain’s New World empire, the Fleet was trying to outrun […]

 
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