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Thread: Found Two 1/2 Reales on the Same Day 10 Apart

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  1. #1
    us
    Oct 2015
    Royal Palm Beach, FL
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    Found Two 1/2 Reales on the Same Day 10' Apart

    Found these little gems on the Treasure Coast of Florida after some recent NE swells hit. They were only 10' apart in about 10" of wet sand during my first 20 minutes on the beach. The only other shipwreck item dug that day was this chunk of lead sheeting also shown.
    I've been told by an expert that the Reales were minted in Mexico between 1700-1715 under the rule of King Philip V. The lead sheeting was used on the hulls of the ships in those days for repairs and to slow the affects of wood-worms and barnacles.

    GL&HH,
    Jerry
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    Have permission... Fill your holes... Dispose of all trash properly... OR... don't metal detect.

  2. #2
    us
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    Awsome score !! Beautiful little guys !! Earrings for your lady perhaps ? Congrats.!!
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    Apr 2007
    Clearwater, FL
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    congrats
    Brady
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    us
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    Two beautiful finds, congratulations!
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    Feb 2018
    Florida
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    BEAUTIFUL coins and you live so close. I live in Wellington and my parents (Dad detects too) lives in Lox. I've been at the beaches every week looking for a reale! Very nice find!
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    Great finds, congrats!
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    Oldest coin: 1199-1216 King John hammered (x3) / Oldest US coin: 1786-1788 NJ Copper (x4)
    Best relics: Medieval lead seal matrix (1200s) / 1789 George Washington Inaugural Button (x2)
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    wow nice finds glad to here some pop up every now and then
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  8. #8
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    Jul 2006
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    Great finds... Thank You for sharing the before and after ... It's nice to know what it looks like before being cleaned
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    Coinshooter

    Nov 2017
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    Congrats! I love the before and after photos.
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    Oldest coin: 1199-1216 King John hammered (x3) / Oldest US coin: 1786-1788 NJ Copper (x4)
    Best relics: Medieval lead seal matrix (1200s) / 1789 George Washington Inaugural Button (x2)
    Personal website: www.Detectorist.com

 

 

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