What a timeless piece of history! This detailed handstruck Spanish silver “Piece of 8” is a real treasure. Coin was recovered by Mel Fisher’s crew in 1985 on the wreck of the famous Nuestra Senora de Atocha which sank in 1622 west of the Florida Keys. Wearing a historic piece like this easily becomes your signature piece that will last our lifetime and beyond!
Heavy 18K gold setting really protects the integrity of the coin.
Denomination: 8 Reales
Obverse: Crowned Hapsburg Coat of Arms of King Philip III
Reverse: Greek Cross with Lions of Leon and Castles of Castile in the quadrants of the cross
Mint: Potosi from 1613-1616, Assayer Q (Agustin de la Quadra) is visible
Setting: Handcrafted in solid 18K gold. Chain sold separately
Original Treasure Salvors Certificate of Authenticity with photo images included.
Inv #: MD1300