This clump two 8 real cobs is a great piece of history. One side of one coin has been cleaned revealing a.
Charles II Lima assayer R coin. The rest of the clump has been left encrusted.Sedwick with a certificate from. Was sunk in 1707 off the Scilly Isles, of. In a fleet of 21. Returning from the Mediterranean was one of the worst British naval.
Sank on October 22 under stormy. Conditions after what can only be described as guesswork navigation. That led the ships straight onto the rocks of the Scilly Isles, where as. Many as 2,000 sailors lost their lives as a result.
Fleet, Sir Cloudisley Shovell, whose ten chests of personal wealth in. Addition to several others were rumored to be aboard the. Was one of the casualties of the sinking, although legend has it he.
Reached shore alive, only to be murdered there by a local woman for. A ring on his finger.The wrecksite was located in 1967 by British Navy divers. Touching off a frenzy of activity on the site for years to come. And a few coins were raised in the 1960s, but it was not till 1973 that. A significant amount of coins were found (8,000 in that year alone). These coins, mostly British silver and gold but also many Spanish. In 1969 and into the early 1970s. The cobs presented an eclectic mix. Mostly 8 reales from the 1650s forward even a Royal presentation. Issue from 1676, but from nearly all mints especially Lima and.
Potosí, some even left in as-found conglomerate form combined. The item "Association Shipwreck Clump of two 8 Reales Cobs" is in sale since Saturday, July 10, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\North & Central America\Other North & Central Am Coins".
The seller is "5as" and is located in Haydenville, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.