Shipwrecks Near Wabasso Beach

#C-8130
Weller, Robert “Frogfoot” and Ernie “Seascribe” Richards

ISBN/ISSN: 0962835943
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a brief bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 96
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by En Rada Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (1996), in paperback. A second printing (stated) was published in 2001 in paperback. A third printing (stated) was published in 2004 in paperback.
Description: This book describes the locations of 14 shipwrecks in the Wabasso Beach (Florida) area, including five 1715 Fleet wrecks. There is also a brief history of each wreck and a list of recoveries (as of 1996) from each. This is an ideal book for metal detectorists who are trying to find coins on the beach from these wrecks. The book includes photos of many shipwreck coins.

Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 6 – The 1733 Spanish Treasure Fleet

#C-6526
Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”

ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470566
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1733 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2014), in paperback.
Description: This excellent pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the 1733 Fleet, including the heraldic devices, mints and assayers.  Many coins are pictured.  It also includes some background material on the 1733 Fleet and its salvage.

Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 5 – The 1641 New Spain Fleet “Almiranta”

#C-6525
Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”

ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470559
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Concepcion
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2012), in paperback.
Description: This well-researched pamphlet describes the background, wreck, and salvage of the “Nuestra Senora del la Pura y Limpia Concepcion,” which met it’s demise in 1641 off the north coast of Hispaniola.  Examples of the coinage recovered are illustrated, as well as the heraldic devices on the coins.  Also pictured is the one silver bar recovered from the wreck.

Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 3 – The 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

#C-6523
Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”

ISBN/ISSN: 0974470538
Category: Sunken Treasure

Keywords:
1715 Fleet

Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2006), in paperback.
Description:
This excellent pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the 1715 Fleet, including the heraldic devices, mints and assayers.  Many coins are pictured.  It also includes some background material on the 1715 Fleet and its salvage. 

Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 2 – The 1654 “Capitana” & 1655 “Almiranta”

#C-6522
Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”

ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470528
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: Capitana, Maravillas, 1654 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2007), in paperback.
Description: This outstanding pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the “Capitana” of the 1654 Fleet (“Jesus Maria del la Limpia Concepcion”) and the “Almiranta” of the 1655 Fleet (“Nuestra Senora de las Maravillas”).  The background materials tells how the treasure was originally loaded aboard the “Capitana” in Ecuador, sank, was partially salvaged, was transferred to the “Maravillas”, and sank again off Little Bahama Banks in 1656.  The booklet includes the heraldic devices, mints, assayers, and counter stamps of the coins from both shipwrecks. 

Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 1 – The 1622 Spanish Treasure Fleet

#C-6521
Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”

ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470511
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2007), in paperback.
Description: This excellent pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the “Atocha” and “Santa Margarita” shipwrecks of the 1622 Spanish treasure fleet, including the heraldic devices, mints and assayers.  Many coins are pictured, including all 6 specimens of “the first gold coin of the Americas”.  The pamphlet also includes some background material on the 1622 Fleet and its salvage.

Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 1 – The 1622 Spanish Treasure Fleet

#C-6521
Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”

ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470511
Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2007), in paperback.
Description: This excellent pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the “Atocha” and “Santa Margarita” shipwrecks of the 1622 Spanish treasure fleet, including the heraldic devices, mints and assayers.  Many coins are pictured, including all 6 specimens of “the first gold coin of the Americas”.  The pamphlet also includes some background material on the 1622 Fleet and its salvage.

Recovery of the 1733 Capitana Gold Medallion

#C-3860
Haskins, Jack “Blackjack”

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1733 Fleet
Comments: Illustrated; contents is also contained in an appendix to “Galleon Alley” (#C-8100)
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 8
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by En Rada Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2000), in paperback and was extremely limited.
Description: This pamphlet tells the story of the author’s finding of a very rare gold religious medallion while salvaging the 1733 Fleet. Mendel Peterson, noted author and former Director of Underwater Exploration for the Smithsonian Institution, called the medallion “the greatest artifact recovered from the 1733 treasure fleet”.

An Exciting Day in Paradise: Finding the 1733 Spanish Treasure Fleet Gold Coins

#C-3845
Haskins, Jack “Blackjack”

Category: Sunken Treasure
Keywords: 1733 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet
Size: 5.5″ x 8.5″
Pages: 8
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by En Rada Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2002), in paperback and was extremely limited.
Description: This pamphlet documents the recovery of a deposit of gold coins from the 1733 galleon, “San Jose”, by D.L. Chaney and the author on July 3, 1979. Among the coins recovered were 5 eight escudo gold portrait coins, minted in Mexico in 1733…some of the first milled gold coins produced in the New World.

Spanish Treasure Bars From New World Shipwrecks

#C-2445
Craig, Alan K. and Ernest J. Richards, Jr. 

ISBN/ISSN: 0974470503
Keywords: 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Tumbaga Bars, El Nuevo Constante
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Pages: 213
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2003) in paperback and was limited to 750 copies.
Description: This scholarly book describes the gold, silver, copper and tumbaga bars found on the 1554 Fleet (Padre Island), the 1715 Fleet, the “Atocha” (with an appendix detailing each bar salvaged), the “Maravillas,” the “El Nuevo Constante” wreck, and the Los Mimbres wreck off Little Bahamas Island where the tumbaga bars were found. This is the only book on precious metal bars from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries.