1679 PV BOLIVIA 8 REALES COB. A Spanish Armada del Sur (South Sea Armada) galleon, was lost in 1681 after striking a reef near Guayaquil. This famous shipwreck is one of the most compelling tales of pirates on the high seas! A delay in receiving silver coins from the mint in Potosi prevented the. Santa Maria de la Consolacion.From sailing with the rest of the armada from Callao. On Santa Clara island, nicknamed Isla de Muerto (Island of the Dead), but struck a reef in the process. After striking the bottom the officers, passengers and crew quickly entered various small boats and after setting fire to the galleon to prevent capture of the treasure, headed for the nearby rocky island. The pirates chased and managed to capture many of the crew and passengers. Furious about missing out on the treasure, the pirates beheaded any of the survivors he could find.
The pirates forced local fishermen to try and recover the treasure but were unsuccessful. Some months later the Spanish Colonial authorities attempted a salvage operation but were also unsuccessful. The site of the shipwreck was then abandoned and lay forgotten for 320 years until modern searchers discovered it in 1998.This historical data was obtained from archives in Seville, Madrid, Lima and London by Marine Historian Robert F. Each coin is unique in its shape and striking. The obverse bears the Pillars of Hercules over the waves of the sea with the Latin warning: PLUS ULTRA meaning, "Spain owns all that is beyond the oceans". The reverse has, in varying styles, a Jerusalem cross. Be sure to add me to your. The item "1679 BOLIVIA DEAD ISLAND CONSOLATION SHIPWRECK 8 REALES COB 8R SILVER COIN ANACS" is in sale since Tuesday, May 18, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\South America\Bolivia".
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