Henry Every Arabian Coin's Found

In 1695, the pirate ship Fancy, commanded by Capt Every, plundered the Indian Emperor Aurangzeb's ship, the Ganj-i-Sawai.  The pirates tortured the men n' raped the women while plundering tens of millions of dollars' worth of gold n' silver.  The English Kind William III put up a large bounty on their heads, which lead to the first worldwide manhunt.

Jim Bailey, a prison security analyst by trade, be a treasure hunter on the side.  In 2014, he discovered the first coin in Sweet Berry Farm in Middletown.  Research confirmed the Arabic coins was minted in 1693 in Yemen.  At that time no American colonists traveled tot he Middle East until decades later.  Since that time they have discovered 15 additional coins from the same era in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.  It proves that some of Every's men settled in the colonials, to escape capture.


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