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 ...
The Brasher Doubloon is one of the most enigmatic coins in American
numismatic history. We know when it was minted, who minted it, and
approximately how ...
There is often confusion about what constitutes a doubloon. Doubloon comes
from the Spanish Doblón which means to double; thus a doubloon is a coin of ...
Jan 29, 2012 ... Doubloons are an enduring symbol of Carnival. ... Mardi Gras doubloons: The
Times-Picayune covers 175 years of New Orleans history.
NOLA Doubloon is both a tour operator for historical tours in New Orleans and a
forum for celebrating, discussing and tracking the city's cultural assets.
Feb 20, 2004 ... The goodies, or "throws," consist of necklaces of plastic beads, coins called
doubloons and stamped with krewes' logos and parade themes, ...
Historical Examples. He brought the wine and seven sequins, the change for the
doubloon I had given him. The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques ...
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 ...
Apr 17, 2008 ... The 1787 Brasher Doubloon is an impressive example of early .... And in the real
world, the history of how a mere seven of these coins have ...