Pirate Coins by Ellusionist
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There's something intoxicating about Pirates. Quickly amassing riches they didn't earn, being free and answering to no-one.
Nobody embraced that life more than Captain Henry Every. An English Pirate famous for every Pirate's dream... One big score.
Legend has it that Capt. Every refused to attack English ships for their booty. At the time he was hailed as a more savage Robin Hood... but legend was wrong. No crew was safe.
In July 1695, Capt. Every single-handedly created "The Golden Age Of Piracy" by stealing the treasure of 2 Indian ships.
Every's haul of loot put him on the 'Rich List' of his day. He took in more earnings from those 2 ships than his rivals (Blackbeard & Calico Jack) did in their entire lifetimes... COMBINED.
He was said to have retired to a private Island, what we now know is Madagascar, with 40 war ships and 15,000 loyal crew. Melting his treasure to destroy all evidence.
Pirate coins are the imagined currency of this new Pirate Island. What was made from the Indian Fleet's liquidized treasure.
The half dollar size 'Pirate Coins' were created for the performer who desires all of the beauty and richness that is found in coin magic, while not compromising on practicality.
On the back is the fierce Captain's most famous quote, surrounded by two razor-sharp cutlasses:
"I am a man of fortune and must seek my fortune" - Captain Henry Every
On the face is the infamous skull & crossbones, said to be Every's flag. Although no first-hand accounts survive from his crew or victims.
This is underscored by the date and name of Piracy's greatest exploit. Gunsway.
Masterfully crafted with an antique gold finish, the Pirate coins have been beautifully designed to be perfect for coin work.
Precisely milled edges make even the most hardcore coin moves feel easier, even with moist hands.
- The exact diameter of a Kennedy Half Dollar. (The most popular size in coin magic)
- Antique Pirate Gold Finish.
- Ferromagnetic Core - these coins will stick to a magnet and can be magnetized themselves.
- Milled Edges to create lasting grip with even the most difficult sleights.
- Scratch & Impact Resistant.
Payments are accepted via credit card, debit card with Visa, American Express, and Mastercard, or PayPal.
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All orders include a seasonal Thank You card and ultra-cool Cardvo stickers!
Sometimes we may include some little surprises as well! 😎
We pack all cards in clear cases with multi-layers of protection to ensure safe arrival!
*Some odd-size or thicker decks like most designers' decks will not be able to fit. In such cases, we will use more bubble wrap to ensure sufficient protection.
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