Mel Fisher's Atocha RARE Dated 1620 4 Reale Shipwreck Coin 14K Gold Necklace | Artifact #3635

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In the world of shipwreck treasure coins, Mel Fisher's Atocha reigns supreme!

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

Atocha is the most famous Spanish galleon in shipwreck history! Mel Fisher spent 16 years searching for her... and every day he would tell his divers: “Today’s the Day!”  Years of trials and heartbreak were endured, along with attacks by the State and Federal government, who wanted to claim what Fisher found along the way.  At last, one fateful morning in 1985 he hit the “mother load...” millions upon millions in glittering Spanish silver and gold!

Your Shipwreck Shipwreck Treasure Coin

  • Date: 1620 "Z" for 2 in 1620 (Note the "Z o" just to the right of the upper left corner prong)
  • Mel Fisher Treasure Salvors/James Sinclair Certificate of Authenticity #SR-1574 - SEE ROBERT'S NOTES BELOW
  • Denomination: 4 Reale (extremely rare denomination)
  • Mint: Potosi, Upper Peru - Present Day Bolivia
  • Ruler: King Philip III of Spain
  • Coin Metal: Silver
  • Bezel Metal: 14K Gold
  • Articulating Nautical Shackle Bail Interior Diameter: Will accommodate chain or leather necklace up to 5.8mm
  • Pendant Size: 1 3/8" Across, 1 7/8" Tall - Perfect pendant size - the diameter of a US 50 cent piece
  • Obverse (Front): The Greek Cross
  • Reverse: (Back): The shield of King Philip III of Spain

Robert's Notes: If you want a truly unique Atocha treasure coin, this is the one for you!

Dated Atocha coins are extremely rare! Especially 4 reales with this provenance, and in such good condition! This coin is #SR-1574 from the 1974 Florida State division with Treasure Salvors right at the beginning of Mel Fisher's 8 year legal battle with the state and U.S. government, when they tried to take Atocha away from him! This was recovered 11 years before Fisher and his crew "hit the mother load" in 1985!

This piece is dated 1620, with a "Z" for the "2" which happened from time to time with assayer "T", Juan Ximenez de Tapia

Most of the treasure on board Atocha was the silver dollar sized 8 reales. Atocha coins are becoming very difficult to source, and we are excited to be able to offer this stunning coin at this price.

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Your Atocha Shipwreck Piece of Eight Pendant Comes Complete with:

  1. Our 100% Authentic Lifetime Guarantee
  2. Official Mel Fisher Treasure Salvors/James Sinclair Atocha Certificate of Authenticity
  3. A frame-able artist's rendering of Atocha created from the original shipwright's plans for Atocha
  4. An archival photo of what a salvaged "treasure chest" looks like filled with thousands of coins
  5. "Pieces of Eight" Historic Brief
  6. The Coins of the Lost Galleons Book
  7. Treasure Hunters Gazette Booklet
  8. A Gift Box
  9. A Treasure Jewelry Care Card