MEXICO 1715 FLEET ROYAL 8 ESCUDOS GOLD PLT PENDANT DOUBLOON COB TREASURE COIN
MEXICO 1715 FLEET ROYAL 8 ESCUDOS GOLD PLT PENDANT DOUBLOON COB TREASURE COIN Specially Handcrafted ~ MEXICO 1715 “ROYAL” 8 ESCUDOS 21KT PLATED OVER PURE SILVER. MEASURING IN AT 38mm (Accurate to the Original piece found in July 2015, valued at over $500,000) and weighing in at approx. 1 oz (31g), slightly over the original piece. The thickness is 2.25mm, so it has a very nice heavy weight to it, feels basically identical to the original piece.
The “ROYALS” are believed to have been prepared as part of the “Queen’s Dowry” that was desperately needed by King Philip V in order to consummate his new marriage. These Special Pieces were lost at Sea along with the specially prepared “QUEEN’S JEWELS” as well (which have also been salvaged / recovered). The Obverse (Crown Side) has a much more elegant Crown then even the other Royal years. The Legend reads: PHILIPUS V * DEI.*G.*1715 (DEI*G = DEI GRATIA or by the Grace of God). To the left of the Shield is the Mint & Assayer (oMJ) Mexico ~ Jose De Leon. To the right of the Shield is the Denomination (VIII) for 8 Escudos. Within the shield lies the Kingdoms King Philip V ruled over. Also in the Legend is our LOGO for Pirate Gold Coins. On the Reverse is the CROSS of Jerusalem surrounded by the Tressure and the legends read: HISPANIRUM.*ET.*INDIARUM.*REX = King of Spain and the Indies (Front and Reverse: Philip V by the Grace of God King of SPAIN and the Indies. These special handcrafted pieces are offered in two different finishes, both in Polished and Matte. We also working on producing in a combination of the two as well; whereas the surfaces will be in the Matte finish and the High Points (cross, letters, etc..) will be polished. These artist pieces will be beautiful in Pendants (which will be offering in a week or two) and also will be available in pure 21kt gold as well. These special presentation pieces will allow collectors to enjoy an unobtainable Treasure without any concern of displaying in your office or around your neck. Each pieces comes with the Specially prepared Custom Wood Cherry box, velvet lined to fit the capsule it’s placed in (easily removed if desired) and with the custom “1715 FLEET” designed lid. (Limited production). *Please keep in mind each piece is HAND MADE, struck, toned and electroplated and the Color and Luster will vary slightly from piece to piece, as each piece is Uniquely struck or poured.