GOLD PLATED COLOMBIA 2 ESCUDOS 1622 ATOCHA ERA DOUBLOON COIN SHIPWRECK TREASURE
COLOMBIA 2 ESCUDOS 1622 “ATOCHA STYLE” COIN SILVER & 22kt GOLD ELECTROPLATED REPRODUCTION (from our ATOCHA SHIPWRECK Collection).
"First Gold Coin struck in the New World!" Comes with COA (Certificate of Authenticity from our Atocha Collection). Struck in Pure Silver and GOLD Plated 22kt COIN. ! This beautiful Gold COIN is a Reproduction from an original that was struck in Cartagena Colombia back almost 400 YEARS AGO! This is a replica of they very first gold coin struck in the New World! Coin itself over 3.2gm and the Diameter is over 20mm.
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!!!