Shipwreck Treasure coins from around the World. Atocha, 1715 Fleet, Consolacion, Maravillas, Capitana, VOC, Rooswijk

Shipwreck Silver Coins

Shipwreck Treasure coins from around the World.

The heart of our online store is always this page of silver (and copper) coins from shipwrecks from around the world. No other site anywhere has the selection we do! For over 20 years now we have specialized in shipwreck coins and have sources in every continent. As a result, here you will see coins from Spanish wrecks, Dutch wrecks, French wrecks, you name it. And everything here comes with a certificate (except where noted) and our lifetime guarantee of authenticity and provenance.

Some quick links:

"Rill Cove wreck," sunk ca. 1618

 Atocha, sunk in 1622

Santa Margarita, sunk in 1622

Sao Jose, sunk in 1622

Concepcion, sunk in 1641

Capitana, sunk in 1654

Maravillas, sunk in 1656

"Jupiter wreck", sunk in 1659

Consolación Pirated Wreck , sunk in 1681

Joanna, sunk in 1682

Merestein, sunk in 1702

Association, sunk in 1707

1715 Plate Fleet

Akerendam, sunk in 1725 off Norway

Spanish 1733 Fleet

Vliegenthart, sunk in 1735

Rooswijk, sunk in 1739

Princess Louisa, sunk in 1743

Hollandia, sunk in 1743

Reijgersdaal, sunk in 1747

Cazador, sunk in 1784

Leocadia, sunk in 1800

 

 

 

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations. "Golden Fleece wreck," sunk ca. 1550 in the northern Caribbean Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna, Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Late Series," assayer A to right, mintmark M to left. Nesmith 58; S-M6. 13.08 grams. Broad, round and well-centered flan with full legends and inner details (no doubling), practically no corrosion but still clearly salvaged, slightly uneven toning. d061404191005 $695

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

All with original Mel Fisher certificates (except where noted)

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1)621T, quadrants of cross transposed, Grade 3. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1)621T, quadrants of cross transposed, Grade 3. S-P21; KM-10. 21.77 grams. Clear date and upper-left quadrant of cross (lion) but rest of coin heavily corroded (still solid). With Fisher photo-certificate #116689. d111304191006 $495
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayers not visible, Grade 3. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayers not visible, Grade 3. KM-10. Moderate corrosion but generally clear shields and crosses. 9 available. d061404191021-29 $295 each.
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, quadrants of cross transposed, Grade 2. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, quadrants of cross transposed, Grade 2. Bold full cross-lions-castles with partial date in legend, full but off-center and partially corroded shield, very silvery as usual. d121306191002 $475
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, Grade 4. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, Grade 4. Nearly full but off-center shield, weak cross due to heavy corrosion all over, small edge-split. d011403893001 $165
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, assayer M, Grade 3. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, assayer M, Grade 3. Full but corroded shield and off-center cross, most of crown, more toned than most. d011403893003 $225
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, Grade 4. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, Grade 4. Bold P-M and most of shield and cross despite heavy corrosion, very small flan as a result. d011403893002 $165

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Santa Margarita, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations. Sao Jose, sunk in 1622 off Mozambique, east of Africa Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico, cob 8 reales, (16)09/8F, clear date (rare), Grade 1, encapsulated NGC shipwreck effect and housed in elegant wooden box. Mexico, cob 8 reales, (16)09/8F, clear date (rare), Grade 1, encapsulated NGC shipwreck effect and housed in elegant wooden box. Big, broad flan with bold date (clear overdate), clear oMF and 8, good full shield and cross, much legend, some flatness but virtually no corrosion. d081104191002 SOLD

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations. "Lucayan Beach wreck," sunk ca. 1628 off Grand Bahama Island Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Concepcion, sunk in 1641 off Hispaniola   Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico, cob 8 reales, (16)39P. Mexico, cob 8 reales, (16)39P. Bold full 39 of date, full shield and cross despite flatness, one area of corrosion on reverse, nicely toned. d041419021001 $495
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1640/39P. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1640/39P. S-M19; KM-45; CT-335. 20.82 grams. Broad flan with corroded surfaces but clear date and mintmark, nicely toned. d061404191046 $295
Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1640(P). Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1640(P). Full 640 of date, good but incomplete cross and shield due to typical flatness, slightly crude edge (as made). d041419021002 $495
Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, (16)32A, quadrants of cross transposed, very rare, ex-Lasser. Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, (16)32A, quadrants of cross transposed, very rare, ex-Lasser. S-B5. 22.33 grams. Full shield and cross, the former slightly doubled but with fairly clear NRA to left, full 3 and most of 2 of date, nicely toned, light surface corrosion. Pedigreed to the Joseph Lasser collection and our Auction #1 (lot #332), with photo-certificate. d061404191050 $795

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)51E, with crowned-dot-F-dot countermark on shield. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)51E, with crowned-dot-F-dot countermark on shield. S-P36; KM-19b; CT-511. 22.35 grams. Bold countermark in center of full shield, bold king's ordinal IIII, full but weak cross, somewhat sea-worn and with large edge-split. d061404191051 $495
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type VII/B, rare (unlisted in Janson). Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type VII/B, rare (unlisted in Janson). S-P37; KM-unl; CT-unl. 22.8 grams. Worn from corrosion and with much flatness but with clear HP above one full pillar, bold P at bottom-right and clear date in legend; full but crude cross with P to left, lightly toned all over. d111204191007 $595

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1650-2)(O or E), with crowned-O countermark on shield. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1650-2)(O or E), with crowned-O countermark on shield. Thin and corroded all over but with clear countermark, most of cross and shield, lightly toned. d031203919001 $195
Lot of 6 Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P (where visible). Lot of 6 Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P (where visible). S-M19; KM-45. Corroded coins, but all with recognizable shields and crosses. All with original, numbered Marex tags. 5 available. d061404191059-63 $95 each
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type V(?)/A. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type V(?)/A. S-P37; KM-A20.5; CT-unl. 17.49 grams. Heavily corroded but with good full shield with clear A-(P)-8 to left and O-E-52 to right, bold pillars with faintly visible F-8-IIII across top, the bottom part uncertain, toned all over. d111304191009 $395

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  "Jupiter wreck" (San Miguel el Arcangel), sunk in 1659  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico, cob 8 reales, (1)657(P), choice. Mexico, cob 8 reales, (1)657(P), choice. Solid coin with choice full date, nearly full shield and cross, peripheral flatness as usual but minimal surface corrosion, somewhat silvery, much better than average for this wreck. d041416111001 $495
Lima, Peru, cob 2 reales, 1659V, Lima, Peru, cob 2 reales, 1659V, "Star of Lima," rare. Broad but thin flan with full waves and most of pillars (doubled) and cross, toned in crevices, light surface corrosion and flatness. d041403925005 $395

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Consolación  “Isla del Muerto” Pirated Wreck , sunk in 1681 Ecuador  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

Please be sure to see the new book about this wreck by Bill Seliger on the Books page.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 1 real, 1657E. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 1 real, 1657E. Odd shape with thick point, one bold pillar and full ANO in legend, off-center strike with much flatness, minimal corrosion. d031402161005 $110

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Joanna, sunk in 1682 off South Africa Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer not visible, encapsulated SANGS Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer not visible, encapsulated SANGS "authentic" with details of wreck inside slab. KM-46. Good cross, off-center shield with bold king's ordinal II, odd flaw near point in edge that looks like a hole that was plugged before the wreck. d061404191064 $100

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations. Merestein, sunk in 1702 off South AfricaDaniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Dutch ducatoons, Spanish Netherlands (portrait) and United Netherlands ( Dutch ducatoons, Spanish Netherlands (portrait) and United Netherlands ("riders"), various mints and dates (where visible). All worn and lightly corroded but with clear enough details (most with dates and mints visible), lightly toned, from the original 1970s South African auction, 15 available. d071103388017-31 $95 each

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Association, sunk in 1707 off the Scilly Isles, southwest of England Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1651, assayer PoRMS, rare (unique as from this wreck). Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1651, assayer PoRMS, rare (unique as from this wreck). S-B7. 26.16 grams. Solid coin with surface corrosion only, very bold pillars, full but doubled shield, interesting provenance for this type. d061404191065 $795

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  1715 Plate Fleet, east coast of Florida  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico, cob 8 reales, (17)14J. Mexico, cob 8 reales, (17)14J. Squarish flan with bold 4 of date, full shield, weak cross, somewhat crude surfaces from corrosion but solid overall, toned in crevices, tiny notch in edge. d041403927001 $195
Mexico, cob 8 reales, (1714J), new style. Mexico, cob 8 reales, (1714J), new style. Broad, solid flan with choice full shield (small and neat), full but doubled cross, flat peripheries, darkly toned all over but no corrosion. d041403925007 $395
Mexico, cob 8 reales, 17(??)J. Mexico, cob 8 reales, 17(??)J. Choice, solid flan with no corrosion, bold 17 of date and oMJ, most of shield, weakly struck cross, some toning. d041403927002 $295

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Akerendam, sunk in 1725 off Norway Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Spanish 1733 Fleet, Florida Keys Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1732F, very rare first year of pillar dollars. Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1732F, very rare first year of pillar dollars. KM-103; CT-774. 20.12 grams. Clear date, bold pillars and shield despite heavy surface corrosion, good toning. From the "Coffins Patch" site, with certificate #11162 from the salvagers. d111304191032 SOLD

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Vliegenthart, sunk in 1735 off Zeeland, the Netherlands Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Rooswijk, sunk in 1739 off southeast England  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

 For more information about this wreck, we recommend Ernie Richards' new book SHIPWRECKS AND THEIR COINS: Volume 4—The 1740 Dutch East Indiaman ROOSWIJK, available upon request for $10 each.

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Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1736MF. Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1736MF. AU details despite very light surface corrosion, slightly off-center strike, lightly toned. d011416111004 SOLD

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Princess Louisa, sunk in 1743 off the Cape Verde Islands, east of AfricaDaniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Lima, Peru, cob 4 reales, 1727(M). Lima, Peru, cob 4 reales, 1727(M). Oblong flan with nearly full cross, toned around details, moderate corrosion all over. d071204191002 $165
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1727Y, (Louis I), scarce. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1727Y, (Louis I), scarce. Weird shape due to edge-loss in one place, the rest of the coin not overly corroded, bold date and assayer above waves, nearly full cross, nicely toned. d071204191006 $395
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1728M. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1728M. S-P44; KM-31; CT-826. 23.2 grams. Bold pillars with strong date, full but crude cross, light to moderate surface corrosion, toned fields. d111204191009 $295
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip V, various dates (where visible). Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip V, various dates (where visible). Nearly full crosses and shields despite moderate surface corrosion, some with partial dates and/or assayers, toned around details, 2 available. d071204191012-13 $150 each

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Hollandia, sunk in 1743 off the Scilly Isles, southwest of England  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1740MF. Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1740MF. AU details and hint of luster despite very light surface corrosion, rosy toning all over with a few minor dark spots. d011416111003 $295

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Reijgersdaal, sunk in 1747 off South Africa Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1743MF, choice. Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1743MF, choice. AU- details, no corrosion, nice toning and luster, slightly off-center strike. d011416111009 $475
Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1743MF. Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1743MF. Nice XF+ details despite surface corrosion, deeply toned all over, the pillars side much bolder and cleaner than the shield side. d011416111005 $295

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Cazador, sunk in 1784 in the Gulf of Mexico  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  Leocadia, sunk in 1800 off Punta Santa Elena, Ecuador Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.

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