1800 SHIPWRECK SANTA LEOCADIA 8 REALES COIN CODE 10A

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SPANISH SHIPWRECK OFF ECUADOR SOUTH AMERICA

IN 1800 THE SPAINSH WAR GALLEON SANTA LEOCADIA WITH 34 BRONZE CANNONS UNDER CAPTAIN ANTONIO BARREDA WHO WAS SAILING FOR PANAMA FROM PAITA PERU

SHE WAS SHIP WRECKED ON A ROCKY REEF ON NOVEMBER 7TH

THE SHIP CARRIED OVER 2 MILLION PESOS IN GOLD AND SILVER

AND OF PASSENGERS AND ENGLISH PRISONERS ,

140 PERISHED AND 48 HAD BAD INJURIES

IN JUST FEW WEEKS SALVOS HAD RECOVERED MOST OF HER TREASURES BUT 6 BRONZE CANNONS WERE NOT FOUND

 

THIS COIN IS IN GOOD CONDITION

 

DENOMINATION 8 REALES

 

REIGN   CARLOS 1V

 

MINT LIMA

 

WEIGHT 17.90   GRAMS

SIZE LARGE 40 MM COIN

CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY ENCLOSED

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