1715 Fleet Shipwreck Spanish 2 Reale "Piece of 8" Sterling Silver Necklace | Artifact #3854

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A Rare Shipwreck Survivor... the 2 Reale 1715 Fleet Treasure Coin

Please Note: This is an authentic 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Treasure Coin, and you will receive the exact pendant in the photographs and description.

One of the most famed treasure fleets of all time, the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet yields some of the most stunning examples of early 1700's silver Spanish "cob" shipwreck treasure coins.

Crudely minted cob coins - short for cabo de barra, or "from the end of the bar," each has its own unique shape - and combined with the sea wear and stunning patinas, each is a small work of art!

Your 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Treasure Coin

  • Date: Circa 1713
  • Denomination: 2 Reale
  • Mint: Mexico City, New Spain
  • Assayer: Not Visible
  • Ruler: KingCharles II of Spain
  • Coin Metal: Silver
  • Bezel Metal: Proprietary, Non-Tarnishing Sterling Silver
  • Articulating Shackle Bail Interior Diameter: Will accommodate chain or leather necklace up to 5.8mm
  • Size: 3/4" Across, 1 1/2" Tall (about the diameter of a US quarter)
  • Obverse (Front): The Florenzada Cross
  • Reverse: (Back): The shield of King Philip 5th of Spain

Note from Robert: Unique, nice shield detail of King Charles II of Spain instead of the usual Philip V. Charles II died in 1700, 15 years before The Fleet sailed. Due to the size and Charles II, possibly part of someone's personal cache. Rare denomination - less than 10% of the coins minted at this time were 2 reales. The majority were the large 8 reales. Cross is visible in hand.

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Your 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Piece of Eight Pendant Comes Complete with:

  1. Our 100% Authentic Lifetime Guarantee
  2. A Detailed, 3 Page Certificate of Authenticity Researched and Written by Robert Lewis Knecht, who used to dive on the 1715 Fleet
  3. "Pieces of Eight" Historic Brief
  4. The Coins of the Lost Galleons Book
  5. Treasure Hunters Gazette Booklet
  6. A Gift Box
  7. A Treasure Jewelry Care Card