1715 Fleet Shipwreck Rare 4 Reale "Piece of 8" 14K Gold Pendant - the Cobb Coin Company Collection | Artifact # 8359

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Beautiful Cross - and a Rare Cobb Coin Company Certificate!

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

Featured on Discovery Channel's Cooper's Treasure, 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 forcabo de barra, or "from the end of the bar," each have their own unique shape - and combined with the sea wear and stunning patinas, each is a small work of art!

Robert got his treasure diving start on this Spanish Treasure Fleet in the late '80s and early '90s.

Your 1715 Fleet Shipwreck Treasure Coin

  • Date: Circa 1713
  • Denomination: 4 Reale (rare denomination - only about 12% of the coins minted then were 4 reales)
  • Mint: Mexico City, New Spain
  • Assayer: "J" Jose Eustaquio de Leon
  • Ruler: King Philip V of Spain
  • Coin Metal: Silver
  • Bezel Metal: 14K Gold
  • Jewelry Artist: Robert Lewis Knecht
  • Size: 1-1/4" Across, 1 3/4" Tall (about the size of a U.S. 50 cent coin)
  • Obverse (Front): The Crusader’s Cross
  • Reverse: (Back): The shield of King Philip V of Spain

Note from Robert: Beautiful cross and shield, with visible Mint Mark and Assayer's initials. Perfect pendant size. Mel Fisher and his family worked the 1715 Fleet before they moved to Key West to being their 16 year Search for Atocha. What makes this coin so rare is that it is a high-quality four real - a rare denomination - and that it has a Certificate of Authenticity from Fisher and his early Cobb Coin Company. This is true Treasure Hunter memorabilia - rare and valuable.

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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
  3. Cobb Coin Company Certificate of Authenticity with Original Seal
  4. "Pieces of Eight" Historic Brief
  5. The Coins of the Lost Galleons Book
  6. Treasure Hunters Gazette Booklet
  7. A Gift Box
  8. A Treasure Jewelry Care Card

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