Jan 17, 2012 ... The Mardi Gras doubloon is one of the oldest and most cherished throws of
Carnival, originating at the Krewe of Rex parade in the 1950s.
This is the only time in the doubloons' parade history that the date has not been
engraved making them one of the most sought after and extremely valuable ...
In the Bacchus parade, the King's float throws doubloons with the image of the
celebrity king on one side of the doubloon. If you're lucky enough to catch one, ...
Sep 25, 2015 ... The doubloon is also often portrayed in popular culture as the stereotypical
currency of pirates, but the actual history is far deeper and more ...
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History of Mardi Gras Doubloons. Mardi Gras doubloons are one of the treasures
thrown from floats during the Mardi Gras parades in New Orleans. The tradition ...
Pieces of Eight and Doubloons -- Reales and Escudos. During the Golden Age of
Piracy, Spain minted coins in silver and gold. The silver coins were known as ...
Historical Examples. He brought the wine and seven sequins, the change for the
doubloon I had given him. The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques ...
Feb 20, 2004 ... The goodies, or "throws," consist of necklaces of plastic beads, coins called
doubloons and stamped with krewes' logos and parade themes, ...
Find great deals on eBay for Mardi Gras Doubloons in Modern 1960-1990 Mardi
Gras Items ... History:New Orleans History Tokens Doubloons are anodized so .