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Pirate’s Treasure Found Off the Coast of Madagascar

June 3, 2015 in Antique Coins, Blogs, Coins, Collecting, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Treasure, Treasure Hunting

By: Nick Liberty Coin and Currency Blog

Sometime in the late 1600s, pirate William Kidd was sailing his ship, the Adventure Galley, off the island of Sainte Marie, which lies east of what is now Madagascar. The Adventure Galley sank in shallow waters, under unknown circumstances. Legend has it that the ship was full of treasure. But it was just a legend — until now.

Recently, explorer Barry Clifford found a large silver bar in the shallow waters off the coast of Sainte Marie. Though not confirmed, the bar is thought to be from the Adventure Galley‘s wreckage. Clifford’s team believes the 110-pound bar, stamped with the letters… Full article at the source>

Source: Liberty Coin and Currency Blog

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