Composition: Silver Coin (Hand Stamped). Heavy Hand Made Frame in solid 14Kt Gold allowing this genuine silver coin to be worn as pendant..
Age: mid 1600's to early 1700's. This type of coin is unique in its shape and striking. Therefore no two of these coins will ever be exactly the same. Yet, amazingly, for each denomination, the weight is almost exactly the same.
They were hand-made, mostly by the indigenous Indians of the New World, cut from the end of a refined silver bar, then clipped. Heated, and hand struck between two crudely made engraved dies.
Filed to the exact requisite weight. Of silver, according to the denomination. They made them in denominations of 1/2, 1, 2, 4, and 8 Reales and they were called "Pieces of Eight" or Cob coins (meaning end of the bar). Depending on the mint and the era, the obverse bears the Coat of Arms of the reigning Spanish King or 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 usually has, in varying styles, a Jerusalem cross.The item "Pirate Coin Treasure Piece of Eight Authentic 4 Reale Cob Solid 14K gold pendant" is in sale since Thursday, October 15, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Men's Jewelry\Chains, Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "parkogoldandwatchexchange" and is located in Miami, Florida.
This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia.