8 Reale Mexico City Mint PLUS Silver Bezel Piece of Eight Treasure Coin Pendant | Artifact 21620

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Step into a bygone era with our extraordinary salvaged coin pendant– a masterpiece recovered from the Spanish Brigantine of War "El Cazador," lost in the stormy winter seas of the Gulf of Mexico in January 1784. This is not just a piece of jewelry; it's a wearable relic of an untold tale that spans continents and centuries.

🌊 Echoes of the Gulf: Imagine the stormy night in 1784 when the El Cazador vanished with all hands, carrying a cargo of 450,000 pesos from Veracruz to New Orleans. This pendant encapsulates the mystery and drama of that fateful voyage, forever etched into the fabric of history.

⚓ Colonial Shifts: This coin is more than a mere artifact; it's a witness to the geopolitical shifts of the time. In 1762, Spain gained control of Louisiana, only to cede it back to France in 1800. The subsequent sale of Louisiana to the U.S. in 1803 marked a pivotal moment in history, doubling the size of the United States.

✨ Regal Elegance: Your 1773 Fleet Shipwreck Treasure Coin, minted in Mexico, bears the name of King Carolus III, a ruler at the heart of these historical shifts. The Florenzada Cross on the obverse tells a story of a time when every coin was a canvas for artistry and history.

🌟 Unmatched Rarity: This pendant is a one of a kind in the truest sense. With a date of 1772 and a denomination of 8 Reales, it is a sterling representation of the colonial era. The mint condition and meticulous detailing make it not just a piece of jewelry but a rare and extraordinary artifact.

🎁 The Gift of History: Delivered with care, your pendant arrives with Certificate of Authenticity narrating its remarkable journey. It's not just a purchase; it's an investment in a story that will captivate and inspire everyone who lay eye on it.

Adorn yourself with more than just jewelry – wear a piece of history from the Spanish Brigantine "El Cazador." Every glance at this treasure is a journey back in time, and with each wear, you become a storyteller of a fascinating chapter in our shared past.

* Known as the shipwreck that altered the course of American history, Spanish authorities anxiously anticipated the return of the Spanish brig of war, El Cazador. The vessel was on its way back from Mexico, carrying a substantial cargo of hundreds of thousands of silver "pieces of 8" intended to rejuvenate Spain's faltering economy in New Orleans. However, El Cazador never reached its destination. In 1993, a commercial fishing trawler inadvertently ensnared its nets in 300 feet of water, just 50 miles off New Orleans. It was during this unplanned encounter that the remains of El Cazador were serendipitously discovered.

Crafting History, One Jewel at a Time.

Your El Cazador Shipwreck Piece of Eight Pendant Comes with:
A Certificate of Authenticity signed by Treasure Salvor Whitey Keevan

Your 1773 Fleet Shipwreck Treasure Coin:

  •     Date: 1773

  •     Denomination: 8 Reales

  •     Mint: Mexico

  •     Assayer: FM

  •     Ruler: CAROLUS III

  •     Coin Metal: Silver

  •     Grade: Mint Plus

  •     Coin Weight: 24.3

  •     Bezel Metal: Sterling Silver

  •     Obverse (Front): Florenzada Cross

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