Friday, March 16, 2007

Shipwreck Coins: Lost treasure coming to TV buyers (Daily Comet, LA)

The Franklin Mint has purchased about 360,000 coins recovered from the wreck of El Cazador, a Spanish brig-of-war that sank in early 1784 during a storm in the Gulf of Mexico as it attempted to reach then-Spanish-controlled Louisiana.

The cache will be offered for sale . . .

Full story at:
http://www.dailycomet.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070315/APN/703153469

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