1715 fleet, SCARCE, WONDERFUL, eight reale, in a 14 kt. gold bezel, Mexico City mint, J Assayer. 26.50 Grams, Coin # 1715-307

1715 fleet, SCARCE, WONDERFUL, eight reale, in a 14 kt. gold bezel, Mexico City mint, J Assayer. 26.50 Grams, Coin # 1715-307

0 reviews Orders (0)
$1,695.00
Coin Number: 1715-307
Availability: In Stock

Product Description

This eight reale, weighing 26.5 grams, mounted in a 14 kt. gold boat shackle bezel, was recovered on the East Coast of Florida from one of the wrecks of the 1715 fleet galleons. This fleet was loaded with millions of pesos of gold and silver treasure which was in route from Havana to Spain. The fleet was hit by a hurricane July 31, 1715, syncing all but one of 13 ships. Over 1000 lives were lost. This group of wrecks has been featured in the National Geographic twice and then in countless television and newspaper articles. This coin was minted at the Mexico City mint between 1702 and 1715. The obverse bears the royal shield and crown of Philip fifth of  Spain. The reverse features the beautiful Florenzada Cross with lions and castles unique to this mint. Coins from Mexico during this time were truly struck by hand and often show minimal detail even though they are nearly full weight in silver . Prices have increased on these particular coins quite a bit in the last three or four years because of the 300th anniversary of the sinking of the Fleet. A certificate of authenticity is included.

Write a review

Note: HTML is not translated!
    Bad           Good
Captcha

When you order from Forecastle Treasures, Inc., you will receive a confirmation email. Once your order is shipped, you will be emailed the tracking information for your order's shipment. You can choose your preferred shipping method on the Order Information page during the checkout process.

The total time it takes to receive your order is shown below:

The total delivery time is calculated from the time your order is placed until the time it is delivered to you. Total delivery time is broken down into processing time and shipping time.

Processing time: The time it takes to prepare your item(s) to ship. This includes preparing your items, performing quality checks, and packing for shipment.

Shipping time: The time for your item(s) to travel from our store to your destination.

In addition, the transit time depends on where you're located and where your package originates. If you need more information, please contact us at 1-800-215-0050.