An Antique Spanish New World Shipwreck Recovered Silver 2 Reales Cob Coin set in a 14K Gold Bezel
An Antique Spanish New World Shipwreck Recovered Silver 2 Reales Cob Coin set in a 14K Gold Bezel. The coin exhibits minor salt water corrosion. A great looking coin !
MINT: MEXICO CITY
REIGN: most likely PHILIP IV (1621-1665)
COIN WEIGHT: 6.2 grams. Total weight with the 14K Gold Bezel 10.9 grams.
GOLD WEIGHT: 4.7 grams of 14K gold.
Provenance: Unfortunately all records have been lost by previous owner. Said to have been recovered from the 1715 Plate Fleet.
NOTE; Spanish gold and silver coins were legal tender currency throughout the colonies and the new United States until the 1840s.