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    Mel Fisher's Atocha 8 Reale Shipwreck Coin 14K Gold & Sterling Silver Pendant | Artifact #9647

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    Mel Fisher's Legendary Atocha - 1622 to 2023: Commemorating 401 Years of History

    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

    • Grade: 4
    • Coin # 85A-169719
    • Denomination: 8 Reale
    • Date: Circa 1598-1621
    • Assayer: Not visible
    • Mint: Mexico City, Mexico - Rare mint - see notes below
    • Ruler: King Philip III of Spain
    • Coin Metal: Silver
    • Bezel Metal: 14K Gold and proprietary, non-tarnishing sterling silver
    • Obverse (Front): Florenzada Cross 
    • Reverse: (Back): The shield of King Philip III of Spain 
    • Articulating Nautical Shackle Bail Interior Diameter: Will accommodate chain or leather necklace up to LARGE 8.5mm
    • Pendant size including bezel: Size: 1 1/2" Across, 2 1/8" Tall - the width of a silver dollar

    Robert's Notes: Beautiful coin with a really sweet deeply struck cross. Nice thicker planchet. These pieces look stunning in hand. 

    Also rare mint. "oM" Mexico City mint mark. Less than 4% of the coins recovered from Atocha we struck at the Mexico City min. Most were struck at Potosi, Upper Peru (present day Bolivia).

    Us treasure hunters call pieces like these "Key West Dog Tags." Sidle (if there's no horse, it's sidle) up to an oyster bar and you will turn heads!  

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    Your Atocha Shipwreck Piece of Eight Pendant Comes Complete with:

    1. Our 100% Authentic Lifetime Guarantee
    2. Original, Historic Mel Fisher Treasure Salvors Sealed Certificate of Authenticity Issued in 1986
    3. 10 Page Historic Brief about the Potosi Mint researched and written by Robert
    4. A frame-able artist's rendering of Atocha created from the original shipwright's plans for Atocha
    5. An archival photo of what a salvaged "treasure chest" looks like filled with thousands of coins
    6. "Pieces of Eight" Historic Brief
    7. The Coins of the Lost Galleons Book signed by Golden Crew Member Capt. KT Budde-Jones   
    8. Treasure Hunters Gazette Booklet
    9. Mini Museum Display for when you are not wearing your treasure
    10. A Treasure Jewelry Care Card