1678 Silver 8 Reales Cob Pirate Shipwreck Salvaged Treasure 1681 La Consolacion

1678 Silver 8 Reales Cob Pirate Shipwreck Salvaged Treasure 1681 La Consolacion
1678 Silver 8 Reales Cob Pirate Shipwreck Salvaged Treasure 1681 La Consolacion
1678 Silver 8 Reales Cob Pirate Shipwreck Salvaged Treasure 1681 La Consolacion

1678 Silver 8 Reales Cob Pirate Shipwreck Salvaged Treasure 1681 La Consolacion

1678 E SILVER BOLIVIA EIGHT REALES (LIONS CASTLES / PILLARS AND WAVES) TREASURE COIN SALVAGED FROM THE PIRATED 1681 WRECK OF THE SPANISH GALLEON. GENUINE PIRATE SILVER PIECE OF EIGHT.

WAS FOUND AMIDST THE WRECKAGE OF THE SPANISH GALLEON THE. IN APRIL OF 1681, THREE GALLEONS, PART OF THE. ARMADA del MAR del SUR. (THE PORT OF LIMA) IN THE VICEROYALTY OF PERU. BOUND FOR PANAMA LADEN WITH THEIR CARGO OF GOLD AND SILVER THAT WAS TO BE TRANSFERRED OVERLAND ACROSS THE ISTHMUS TO.

AND LOADED ONTO THE AWAITING TREASURE FLEET IN THE GULF OF MEXICO. THE TREASURE FLEETS SAILED YEARLY, WITH THE WEALTH COLLECTED IN THE NEW WORLD, TO FILL THE COFFERS OF KING CARLOS II OF SPAIN. THE THREE VESSELS HAD WAITED FOR A FOURTH, A SMALLER GALLEON NAMED THE. THE KING'S VICEROY, IGNORING ADVICE OF OFFICIALS FEARING PIRATES, HAD.

UNBEKNOWNST TO THE VICEROY, AN ENGLISH PRIVATEER, PIRATE CAPTAIN BARTHOLOMEW SHARP(E) WAS LYING IN WAIT FOR THE GALLEON. HE HAD TWO SMALLER VESSELS UNDER HIS COMMAND, AND ENGAGED TO PURSUE AND OVERTAKE. THE SPANISH CAPTAIN, LERMA, TOOK EVASIVE ACTIONS, AND TRIED TO REACH THE PORT CITY OF.

THE BUCANEER AND HIS TWO SHIPS GAINED STEADILY ON THE LONE SPANIARD. NEAR THE ISLAND OF SANTA CLARA, ALSO CALLED "ISLA MUERTE (ISLE OF DEATH)". STRUCK A REEF AND SANK QUICKLY IN THE SHALLOW WATER.

THE BUCANEERS WERE ANGERED TO A MURDEROUS RAGE, AND AFTER CAPTURING MUCH OF THE CREW, THEY BEHEADED THEM. THE WRECK WAS FORGOTTEN FOR 320 YEARS, AND REDISCOVERED IN 1998. ACCOMPANIED BY CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. We cannot declare any package as a "gift", sampleetc.

The item "1678 SILVER 8 REALES COB PIRATE SHIPWRECK SALVAGED TREASURE 1681 LA CONSOLACION" is in sale since Thursday, June 21, 2018. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\South America\Bolivia". The seller is "rarecoincollector" and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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1678 Silver 8 Reales Cob Pirate Shipwreck Salvaged Treasure 1681 La Consolacion