Who Found
Dan Blankenship
When Found
Where Found
under smith's Cove (3 ft. deep) between low and high tide
Firsthand / Secondhand
Firsthand - Dan Blankenship
D'Arcy O'Connor's "The Big Dig", pg. 45 & 168 Triton's 1988 "Summary of Operation..." Pg. 3:02b including photo
Location Today
Oak Island Museum
Oddity Factor
Assessment of Authenticity
6: Judged to be worked by man by the Smithsonian Institution, unable to date or conclusively link to originators.
note conflicting location cited in K.Ellard's letter of November 19, 1973 which states location as South Shore
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