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.

shipwreckThe 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 25 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 that sunk all over the world. And everything here comes with a certificate (except where noted) and our lifetime guarantee of authenticity and provenance.

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"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

Slot ter Hooge, sunk in 1724

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. "Spanish 1554 Fleet" off Padre Island, Texas 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, "Late Series," assayer G to right, mintmark M to left. Choice specimen for this wreck, with lovely, even brown toning all over, corrosion only at the edges, all details full.

Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Late Series," assayer G to right, mintmark M to left. Choice specimen for this wreck, with lovely, even brown toning all over, corrosion only at the edges, all details full.

d061504125001 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. Santiago, sunk in 1585 on the Bassas da India, 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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Seville, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip II, assayer Gothic D at 4 o'clock outside tressure around cross, mounted in silver bezel with 14k gold accents and bail. Broad-flan specimen with choice full cross and shield but flat peripheries, minimal corrosion, impressive mounting (cross side out).

Seville, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip II, assayer Gothic D at 4 o'clock outside tressure around cross, mounted in silver bezel with 14k gold accents and bail. Broad-flan specimen with choice full cross and shield but flat peripheries, minimal corrosion, impressive mounting (cross side out!).

d061504125002 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. Unidentified ca.-1590 wreck off the Yucatan peninsula 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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Lima, Peru, cob 4 reales, Philip II, assayer Diego de la Torre, (P-ii) to left, *-oD to right.

Lima, Peru, cob 4 reales, Philip II, assayer Diego de la Torre, (P-ii) to left, *-oD to right. 8.72 grams. Good full cross and shield despite moderate edge corrosion (small pieces missing), darkly toned and with light encrustation around edge.

d061404191019 $175
Seville, Spain, cob 2 reales, Philip II, assayer Gothic D outside tressure.

Seville, Spain, cob 2 reales, Philip II, assayer Gothic D outside tressure. Good full shields and crosses, some surface corrosion and toning. 1 left.

d061404191008-10 SOLD

 

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Professional numismatists specializing in the colonial coinage of Spanish America, shipwreck cob coins and artifacts of all nations.  "Rill Cove wreck," sunk ca. 1618 off Cornwall, 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, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible (F). Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer F. Good shield and cross despite corrosion and thinning, lightly toned all over. d101416112003 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.  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, (161)9(T), Grade 1. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (161)9(T), Grade 1. Bold full shield (slightly off-center), good full cross, light surface corrosion only. d111504176002 $595

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, various assayers (where visible), Grade 2. Generally full shields and crosses, one with edge-split, one with encrustation, most with corrosion (one possibly an 8R with edges corroded away). 4 available.

Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, various assayers (where visible), Grade 2. Generally full shields and crosses, one with edge-split, one with encrustation, most with corrosion (one possibly an 8R with edges corroded away). 3 available.

d061404191042-44 $525 each
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, Grade 3. Arc-shaped segment missing and some surface loss from corrosion but with full shield and cross, lightly toned all over.

Potosi, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, Grade 3. 9.36 grams. Arc-shaped segment missing and some surface loss from corrosion but with full shield and cross, lightly toned all over.

d111404191019 $250

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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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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer T, Grade 3. Thin and worn from corrosion but with clear full shield, almost full but weaker cross, toned around details, with original Fisher photo-certificate #399.

Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer T, Grade 3. Thin and worn from corrosion but with clear full shield, almost full but weaker cross, toned around details, with original Fisher photo-certificate #399.

d061504125075 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. 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 4 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible, encapsulated NGC shipwreck effect. Mexico, cob 4 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible, encapsulated NGC shipwreck effect. In promo wooden box with cert and lot tag #530 from Auction #8. d081403982011 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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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible (D). Thick, solid, uncorroded flan of an interesting shape, lustrous and high-grade surfaces, nearly full shield and cross, lightly toned. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible (D). Thick, solid, uncorroded flan of an interesting shape, lustrous and high-grade surfaces, nearly full shield and cross, lightly toned. d061504125008 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.  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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Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, (16)32A, lions and castles transposed in shield and cross, rare, ex-Lasser. Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, (16)32A, lions and castles transposed in shield and cross, rare, ex-Lasser. Restrepo-M44.12 (date not listed); S-B5; KM-unl.; CT-unl. 22.33 grams. Good full shield and cross (moderate surface corrosion), clear date, dark toning, desirable pedigree as from the Joseph Lasser collection. d021504087001 $895

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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, 1653E. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1653E. 20.79 grams. Good cross, clear date on pillars side, more solid than most but with surface corrosion. d061504191021 SOLD
(check our eBay store fore more Capitana cobs)

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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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Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1652, assayer PoRAS, rare. Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1652, assayer PoRAS, rare. Restrepo-M46.10; S-B7; KM-7.1; CT-528. 20.71 grams. Bold full pillars with full date and assayer, full but doubled and off-center shield below well-detailed crown, moderate surface corrosion, darkly toned all over. d011416111010 ON HOLD

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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, City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P. Very broad and uncharacteristically solid flan with no corrosion but much flatness, full assayer, most of shield and cross, with original State of Florida yellow plastic tag #17,574.

Mexico, City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P. Very broad and uncharacteristically solid flan with no corrosion but much flatness, full assayer, most of shield and cross, with original State of Florida yellow plastic tag #17,574.

d061504125014 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.  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 2 reales, 1679C. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, 1679C. 6.54 grams. Bold date above waves, top-right quadrant of cross and assayer C bold but the rest of the coin flat (as made), no corrosion. With ROBCAR photo-certificate #2015111. d071504130010 $295
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 1 real, 1674E. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 1 real, 1674E. Nice urn-shaped flan with no corrosion (actually overweight at 4.74 grams), full waves and cross, two dates and two bold assayers, king's ordinal II in legend, toned. d071504130012 $235

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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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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, 2 left. d071103388030-31 $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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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 City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, (1)715(J). Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, (1)715(J). Very solid and uncorroded, also nicely toned, with bottoms of 715 of date visible, nearly full crown and cross, slightly crude edge (as made). d111504175001 SOLD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV through V, various assayers (where visible). Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV through V, various assayers (where visible). Some solid but a few with light to moderate corrosion, mostly toned, most with weak details. 9 available. (Sold items: #1) d1115041901013-21 $165 each
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, Philip V, assayer J. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, Philip V, assayer J. Solid and uncorroded, darkly toned, with full oMJ and nearly full shield and cross, the strike a bit weak. d111504175003 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.  Slot ter Hooge, sunk in 1724 off Porto Santo, Madeira Islands 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 City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1731F. Full and bold date and oM (the assayer weaker), full but corroded cross, nicely toned and actually solid overall, with Frank Sedwick tag from the 1980s. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1731F. Full and bold date and oM (the assayer weaker), full but corroded cross, nicely toned and actually solid overall, with Frank Sedwick tag from the 1980s. d061504125065 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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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1732F. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1732F. Very thick and solid despite light to moderate surface corrosion, bold date, full oMF, uneven toning. d061504125064 $195
Gelderland, United Netherlands, Gelderland, United Netherlands, "rider" ducatoon, 1733. Mint State details with lustrous fields but patches of uneven toning, no corrosion. d101504164001    SOLD
United Netherlands (mint uncertain), United Netherlands (mint uncertain), "rider" ducatoon, date not visible. Moderately corroded and mostly dark but with "rider" design and some legend visible. d101504164002 $95

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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 City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1730R. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1730R. S-M24; KM-47a; CT-755. 26.39 grams. Very full and bold date and oMR, most of shield and cross on solid and thick flan but with staining and very light surface corrosion. d061504191039 $395
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, 1730R. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, 1730R. Solid and uncorroded specimen with sharply cut edges, full date and oMR, good full cross, some dark encrustation. d101504165002 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 2 reales, 1732(N). Lima, Peru, cob 2 reales, 1732(N). 6.36 grams. Full date and denomination on pillars side, most of cross, flat peripheries, light surface corrosion, nicely toned. d031516111016 $195
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 2 reales, 1736E. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, 1736E. 4.82 grams. Bold date and assayer on pillars side, nearly full but messy cross, some surface corrosion but fairly solid, toned all over. d031516111017 $195

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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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Brabant, Spanish Netherlands (Antwerp mint), portrait ducatoon, Philip IV, 1652, choice. Brabant, Spanish Netherlands (Antwerp mint), portrait ducatoon, Philip IV, 1652, choice. 32.24 grams. Very broad flan with no corrosion but some wear (VF overall), nicely toned all over. d011511191001 $295
Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1740MF. Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1740MF. 22.92 grams. Light to moderate surface corrosion, lightly toned all over. d061403950001 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.  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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Guatemala, cob 4 reales, (1)738J. Guatemala, cob 4 reales, (1)738J. S-G1; KM-5; CT-957. 13.11 grams. Elongated flan with clear details despite surface corrosion, lightly toned. d061404191067 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.  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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Caen, France, ecu, Louis XV, 1726-C.

Mexico, bust 8 reales, Charles III, 1783FF. With wooden promo box and certificate. 

d081403982009 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.  Cabalva, sunk in 1818 on the Cargados Carajos in the Indian Ocean 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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