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  • Many coins have been found on the beaches of Padre Island due to the large number of shipwrecks that contain large amounts of money. Padre Island spans several counties, including Cameron, Willacy, Kleberg, Nueces, and Kenedy Counties.

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  • A man returning from Mexico supposedly buried gold on Padre Island.

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  • A Mexican Army payroll of $125,000 is said buried at or near Armstrong.

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  • Four Civil War soldiers are said to have found two cannons filled with doubloons and pieces of eight on Padre Island. The could not find the cannons on a return trip.

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  • The Spanish Ship Capitana sank off shore of Padre Island and carried with it $1,000,000 in treasure.

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  • The French Sip Maria Theresa sank off Padre Island, taking $100,000 to $210,000 with her.

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  • The sidewheeler Paisano is thought to have sunk off Padre Island with $200,000.

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