Conus gloriamarus

Conus gloriamarus

This is Conus gloriamaris, one of the rarest and most desirable sea shells, a handsome cone many call the “glory of the sea.” According to Encyclopedia Britannica, a Conus gloriamaris gets a very good price on the market and is the only shell known to have been stolen from a large museum. Look under your sofa cushion. Maybe you’ve got one.

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