Reproduction Colombia 1622 "First Gold Coin in New World" Gold Electroplated
COLOMBIA 2 ESCUDOS 1622 “ATOCHA STYLE” PENDANT COIN JEWELRY SILVER & 22kt / 14kt GOLD PLATED REPLICA ATOCHA STYLE 1622 DATED 2 ESCUDOS REPRODUCTION (from our ATOCHA SHIPWRECK Collection). Comes with COA (Certificate of Authenticity from our Atocha Collection). Struck in Pure Silver and GOLD Plated 22kt COIN and 14kt GOLD Plated Bezel. Includes CHAIN (which is ion Gold plated) 20 or 24” your Choice! This beautiful Gold Pendant COIN is a Reproduction from an original that was struck in Cartagena Colombia back almost 400 YEARS AGO! This is a replica of the very first coin ever struck in the New World! The total weight of the Pendant with Coin weighs Over 5 grams TOTAL (Coin itself over 3gm) and the Diameter is over 25mm TOTAL (Coin over 20mm). The GOLD Plating is of the Highest Quality (approx 2 Microns thick, which is 4 Times the Industry Standard). Each piece is handmade and cared for and is therefore unique from each other (with very subtle variations in color or tone). Each piece carries our “SKULL & SWORDS” LOGO. Just a beautiful piece of Jewelry that can be Enjoyed Everyday! (Watch out for our upcoming “Matching EARRINGS!”) Details about the COIN: The Obverse (front or Crown side) feature the complete Spanish Shield (displaying the Kingdoms included in the Reign), as well as the Mint to the left of the Shield “SF” Sante Fe de Bogota. To the right of the Shield is the “II” denomination (2 Escudos). There is a FULL CROWN displayed at the top and the lower portion of the King’s Ordinal “Philipus III.” The Reverse or CROSS side boldly displays the DATE “1622,” which is also the year the the Señora de la Atocha sank (see below of the Shipwreck History). The legend reads: HISPANIRUM REX (meaning King of SPAIN). The authentic piece of this item just sold in January 2018 in auction for a total of $66,000!!!