Original Spanish handstruck silver coin recovered by Mel Fisher's crew in 1985 from the wreck of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha. Sank in 1622 west of the Florida Keys. Coin is the size of a silver dollar with partial strike of Lions of Leon and Castles of Castile in the quadrants of the cross. Coin is worn down due to the interaction with the sea water.
Coin pendant is the size of a silver dollar and set in 14K solid gold. As Mel Fisher always said, "Today's the Day!"
Denomination: 8 Reales
Obverse: Crowned Hapsburg Coat of Arms
Reverse: Greek Cross with Lions of Leon and Castles of Castile in the quadrants on the Cross
Mint: Potosi from 1618-1621 by Assayer T (Juan Ximenez de Tapia)
Setting: Handcrafted in 14K gold with shackle bail
Original Treasure Salvors Certificate of Authenticity included.