Rare condition which shows, full date mark front and back, Mint Mark, Assayer's Mark and denomination of "2" Reales.... The authentic Spanish silver piece of eight coin pendant pictured is the one you will receive. It is set into a handcrafted solid 14K gold pendant bezel. Pendant Measures; 1 3/8 Inches Tall (high) with round ring for chain by 1 Inches Wide (across). Weight: 9.3 Grams Overall Weight.
Denomination: 2 (Two) Reales (fully marked on Coin). Where Made: Potosi Mine (Bolivia). Assayer's Mark: Monogram for Pedro de Villar (VR). Hand Made Frame in solid 14Kt Gold allowing this genuine silver coin to be worn as pendant. Age: Rare Fully Date Marked: Front & Back 1692 During the Reign of Carlos II Spain (1665 - 1700).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 2 Reale Cob 14K Gold PendantDated" 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.