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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 man named Fogg is said to have buried $30,000 near his home in Corpus Christie, but died before recovering it.

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  • A cache of gold and silver is said to be buried at or near Lake Corpus Christie.

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  • A man named Oppercoffer is thought to have buried large sums of money on Shamrock Island.

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  • $16,000 in gold is supposedly buried near Rock Crossing on the Nueces River.

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  • General Santa Ana is said to have buried a great amount of money on or near the Nueces River.

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  • $50,000 - $60,000 is said to be buried on or near North Beach.

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  • A treasure of undetermined amount is said to be buried on Mustang Island.

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  • Jean Lafitte is said to have buried treasure on the northern end of Padre Island.

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  • Jean Lafitte supposedly buried several chests of plunder near the mouth of the Nueces River.

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