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 (including with the price) and our lifetime guarantee of authenticity and provenance.

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Early Shipwrecks 1500's

Santa Margarita, sunk in 1622

Sao Jose, sunk in 1622

"Lucayan Beach wreck," sunk 1628

"Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629

Concepcion, sunk in 1641

Capitana, sunk in 1654

Maravillas, sunk in 1656

Consolación sunk in 1681

Joanna, sunk in 1682

1715 Plate Fleet

Akerendam, sunk in 1725

Vliegenthart, sunk in 1735

Rooswijk, sunk in 1739

Auguste, sunk in 1761

Reijgersdaal, sunk in 1747

Cazador, sunk in 1784

SS New York, sunk in 1846

SS Republic, sunk in 1865

SS Andrea Doria, sunk in 1956

 

 

Early Shipwrecks 1500's-1600

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Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida

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Santa Margarita, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida

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Sao Jose, sunk ca. 1622 off Mozambique  

Bound for Goa, the Sao Jose was the Almiranta of a fleet that left Lisbon in 1622, transporting royal treasure, sunk on a reef off the Mozambique coast.

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"Lucayan Beach wreck," sunk ca. 1628 off Grand Bahama Island

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"Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Southeast Asia

Mexico Mint 

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8 reales "Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Indonesia

Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible. 19.09 grams. Partial shield with mintmark oM and 8 denomination, partial cross as well, dark orange encrustation patch on obverse.

d011708191035 $150
8 reales "Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Indonesia

Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible. 19.71 grams. Darkly toned specimen with partial shield with 8 denomination, dark orange encrustation on reverse.

d011708191036 $150
8 reales "Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Indonesia

Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible. 15.72 grams. Nearly full shield with some encrustation on obverse, corroded shield with silvery appearance.

d011708191039 $150
8 reales "Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Indonesia

Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible. 19.34 grams. Corroded and encrusted obverse with some shield details still visible, flan crack (as made), decent reverse with good cross details.

d011708191040 $150

Potosi Mint 

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Concepcion, sunk 1641 off Hispaniola

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8 reales "Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Indonesia

Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1640/39(P). S-M19; KM-45; CT-335. 23.39 grams. Bold date, most of cross, rest of coin crude (weak strike and corrosion), toned all over.

d051804191002 $295

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Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador

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8 reales "Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Indonesia

Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1649(O), with crowned-(?) countermark on cross. S-P35; KM-19b; CT-506. 13.75 grams. Thin and crude from corrosion but with discernible date and countermark and nearly full cross (slightly doubled), nicely toned.

d051804576002 $125
8 reales "Spice Islands wreck," sunk ca. 1629 off Indonesia

Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)51E, with crowned-dot-F-dot (four dots) countermark on shield. 21.44 grams. Broad flan with good full cross, nearly full shield with most of countermark, traces of date, light corrosion and toning.

d051804570001 $325

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Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island

Mexico Mint 

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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer not visible. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P. S-M19; KM-45. 23.25 grams. Choice full shield with clear oMP, nearly full cross, light corrosion on edge. With Marex tag #91-8R-0593. d051804191004 $295

Potosi Mint 

Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(49?)Z, with crowned-(?) countermark on shield. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(49?)Z, with crowned-(?) countermark on shield. 14.52 grams. Thin and crude from corrosion but with most of countermark and assayer visible, lightly toned all over. d011704362012 $195
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(49?)Z, with crowned-(?) countermark on shield. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1)650O, with crowned-dot-T-dot countermark on shield. S-P35; KM-19b; CT-509. 20.79 grams. Full but doubled shield with nearly full countermark, two assayers, the cross side corroded but with full cross and date still clear. With Marex tag #91-8R-1192. d051804191007 $425
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(49?)Z, with crowned-(?) countermark on shield. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1)651E, with crowned-L countermark on cross. S-P36; KM-19b; CT-511. 23.32 grams. Bold date, full countermark on full cross, corroded shield with clear P-E, hairline edge-splits, toned. With Marex tag #91-8R-1004. d051804191008 $425
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(49?)Z, with crowned-(?) countermark on shield. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651E, with crowned-L countermark on cross. S-P36; KM-19b; CT-511. 20.32 grams. Full but partially flat but uncorroded shield, moderately corroded cross with full countermark nonetheless (date weak but certain). With Marex tag #91-8R-0884. d051804191009 $425
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type V/A, ex-Meylach. S-P37; KM-A20.5; CT-unl. 13.12 grams. Part of edge lost to corrosion but remainder with mostly clear details, including two dates and full A-P-8. pedigreed to the Marty Meylach collection (our Auction #8, lot #588). Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type V/A, ex-Meylach, ex-Mastalir collection. S-P37; KM-A20.5; CT-unl. 13.12 grams. Part of edge lost to corrosion but remainder with mostly clear details, including two dates and full A-P-8. pedigreed to the Marty Meylach collection (our Auction #8, lot #588). d111604191003 $395  

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Unidentified ca.-1671 wreck in Seville harbor

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Consolacion "Isla del Muerto" Pirated Wreck, sunk in 1681 off Ecuador

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1676E. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1676E. S-P37b; KM-26; CT-351. 18.35 grams. Full doubled cross, partial pillars with bold waves beneath, flat peripheries and some surface corrosion. d031801181054 $295
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679C. Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679C. S-P38; KM-26; CT-357. 20.26 grams. Full pillars-and-waves, full but weaker cross with bold date below, typical corrosion, edge-split. d041804562031 $325
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679(C). Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679(C). S-P38; KM-26; CT-357. 20.83 grams. Partial cross, pillars weak but visible amid moderate surface corrosion, suprisingly heavier than most recovered. d031801181057 $295
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679(C). Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679V. S-P39; KM-26; CT-359. 19.45 grams. Full pillars and cross and 100% full waves above clear second date, thin from corrosion but nicely toned in crevices. d031801181004 $295
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679(C). Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1679V. S-P39; KM-26; CT-359. 18.18 grams. Bold waves, weak (and doubled) details due to corrosion wear, clear date and assayer. d031801181008 $295

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Joanna, sunk in 1682 off South Africa

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Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer not visible. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, (16)80(L). S-M21; KM-46; CT-280. 15.63 grams. Worn thin from corrosion but with bold mintmark and clear 80 of date, decent cross with patches of toning, much flatness. With generic certificate from the salvagers. d051804191010 $175
Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer not visible. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer not visible. 18.44 grams. Dark as uncleaned and corroded, with patch of encrustation on cross, with original certificate from the salvager. d011718021003 $125
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, assayer not visible. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, assayer not visible. 12.26 grams. Thin and worn from corrosion but with clear shield and cross, nicely toned. With generic certificate from the salvagers. d111704191036 $125
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, assayer not visible. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, assayers not visible. All moderately corroded and polished yet with some detail showing, two with visible assayers (G and L). With generic certificates from the salvagers. 5 available. d051804191012-6 $125 each
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, assayer not visible. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 2 reales, Charles II, assayer not visible. 6.40 grams. Lacuna (natural pit) on shield, clear mintmark. With generic certificate from the salvagers. d051804191171 $75
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 4 reales, assayer not visible. Mexico City, Mexico, cob 1 real, assayer not visible. 0.94 gram. Moderately corroded with partial shield and cross. With generic certificate from the salvagers. d051804191018 $65

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Merestein, sunk in 1702 off South Africa

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Ducatoons of the Spanish (six) and United (one) Netherlands. All moderately corroded and worn thin from saltwater immersion, partially visible design details. With generic certificate from the salvagers. 4 available. d051804191023-6 $75 each

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Association, sunk in 1707 off the Isles of Scilly

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Feversham, sunk in 1711 off Nova Scotia, Canada

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer not visible. 17.74 grams. Nearly featureless (weakly struck but also some corrosion) but distinctive in shape, with some patches of toning and "horn silver," rare and desirable provenance, also pedigreed to the Ponterio auction of February 2000, with original lot-tag #388. d051804570002 $295

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1715 Plate Fleet, east coast of Florida

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Akerendam, sunk in 1725 off Norway

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Utrecht, United Netherlands, gold ducat, 1724. KM-12.2. 3.44 grams. Irregular flan with frosted surfaces, a few minor marks but otherwise well struck and nicely detailed (especially throughout the knight), some encrustation along obverse legend, small spots of toning. d051804574001 $975

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Spanish 1733 Fleet, Florida Keys

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Mexico, cob 8 reales "blackie" (oxidized), Philip V, assayer not visible. 13.17 grams. Partially encrusted and oxidized. d121703051018 $85

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Vliegenthart, sunk in 1735 off Zeeland, Netherlands

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Overijssel, United Netherlands, "rider" ducatoon, 1734. KM-80. 32.13 grams. Choice Mint State details with traces of corrosion, lustrous and attractive. d051810011001 SOLD

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Rooswijk, sunk in 1739 southeast of England

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Mexico City, Mexico, pillar 8 reales, Philip V, 1736MF. KM-103; CT-780. 25.25 grams. AU details with light surface corrosion, toned all over but also with dark streak on shield side, old arcuate mark above crowned globes. d011813042001 $395

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Princess Louisa, sunk in 1743 off the Cape Verde Islands, west of Africa

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Reijgersdaal, sunk in 1747 off South Africa

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Bredenhof, sunk in 1753 off Mozambique, east of Africa

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Dutch East India Company (Zeeland province) copper duits, 1752. KM-152.2. Nice specimens with generally full details, some thinning and encrustation from corrosion. 11 available. d051804191037-47 $45 each

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"Clive of India Treasure," sunk ca. 1755 in the Indian Ocean

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Mexico, cob 8 reales Brazil (Rio mint), 6400 reis, Jose I, 1752-R, ex-"Clive of India". 14.34 grams. Typical UNC with spots of original luster but mostly matte from removal of sea-growth, scarce and popular provenance. d051804571006 HOLD

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Auguste, sunk in 1761 off Nova Scotia, Canada

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Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Toulouse mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1728-M, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.13. 23.81 grams. Moderate surface corrosion (particularly on obverse) but reverse details clear, including date and mintmark (scarce mint), lightly toned. With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191048 $195
Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Aix mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1729, mintmark ampersand, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.27. 26.96 grams. VF/XF with light (surfaces) to moderate (rims) corrosion, uneven toning, dark patch in center of reverse, scarce mint. With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191050 $195
Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Riom mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1731-O, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.15. 27.89 grams. VF/XF with patchy toning, minimal corrosion, large old X-scratch on reverse, scarce date for the mint. With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191051 $275
Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Bayonne mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1732-L, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.12. 27.07 grams. VF/XF with light surface corrosion all over, low-contrast toning. With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191052 $225
Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Lyon mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1734-D, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.6. 27.37 grams. Slightly oblong XF with patchy toning, light surface corrosion and minor rim-loss. With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191053 $225
Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Dijon mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1736-P, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.16. 27.45 grams. Low-contrast XF+ with light surface corrosion on obverse only, also odd cracking above head, light toning, rare date for the mint. With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191054 $225
Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Aix mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1737, mintmark ampersand, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.27. 27.93 grams. Lightly struck AU with hints of luster but uneven toning and generally low contrast, minimal surface corrosion, no rims, old adjustment scratches on both sides (large X on obverse). With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191056 $195
Mexico, cob 8 reales France (Bayonne mint), ecu, Louis XV, 1738-L, ex-Auguste Shipwreck Research Collection. KM-486.12. 26.78 grams. Crude from very weak centers, light surface corrosion and patches of dark encrustation, crude rims (bruise on obverse), but still solid overall. With original (generic) certificate from the salvagers. d051804191057 $195

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La Dromadaire, sunk in 1762 off the Cape Verde Islands, west of Africa

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Nicobar, sunk in 1783 off False Bay, South Africa

Mexico City, Mexico, bust 8 reales, Charles III, 1783FF.

Mexico City, Mexico, bust 8 reales, Charles III, 1783FF.

Mexico City, Mexico, bust 8 reales, Charles III, 1783FF. Mexico City, Mexico, bust 8 reales, Charles III, 1783FF.

Sweden (Avesta Mint), copper "plate money" 4 dalers, no date. 1,480 grams. 8-3/4" x 8-3/4". Smooth surfaces due to saltwater immersion, no stamps visible.

Sweden (Avesta Mint), copper "plate money" 2 dalers, no date (1720-51), Frederick I. 1,111 grams. 8" x 7-1/2". Rough square shape as made but with some corrosion, four faint corner stamps and one center stamp, red-brown color.

Sweden (Avesta Mint), copper "plate money" 2 dalers, no date (1720-51), Frederick I. 1,156 grams. 7-1/4" x 6-1/4". One corroded side, three partial corner stamps and one partial center stamp, red-brown color.

Sweden (Avesta Mint), copper "plate money" 2 dalers, 1750, Frederick I. 932 grams. 7-5/8" x 6". Irregular shape due to corrosion, some pitting on reverse, three partial corner stamps (one with clear date) and one partial center stamp, dark brown color.

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Cazador, sunk in 1784 in the Gulf of Mexico

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Mexico City, Mexico, bust 8 reales, Charles III, 1783FF. Mexico City, Mexico, bust 8 reales, Charles III, 1783FF. 22.68 grams. Choice full obverse details (XF) but reverse moderately to heavily corroded. i041801131001 $125

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Admiral Gardner, sunk in 1809 southeast of England

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British East India Co., copper X cash, 1808. British East India Co., copper X cash, 1808, encapsulated in promotional plastic holder.  Choice quality nicely toned, no corrosion. d111718181002 $45

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S.S. New York, sunk in 1846 off Louisiana

 

The SS New York was a side-wheel steamer that foundered during a hurricane about 60 miles off the coast of Cameron, Louisiana in 1846. Four New Iberia, Louisiana area residents found the 365-ton wooden hull ship in about 60 feet of water two years ago. The four, who call their recovery operation, “Gentlemen of Fortune,” are Gary and Reneè Hebert, Avery Munson and Craig DeRouen.

 

USA (mint uncertain), 50c Seated Liberty, 1843, in a clump with brass tack and ring, shell and earthenware shard, encased in Lucite. 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 2" (Lucite block) with stand and box, a cool conversation piece overall, with original hand signed certificated of authenticity.

Zacatecas, Mexico, cap-and-rays 8 reales, 1846OM, encapsulated NGC SS New York Shipwreck Effect. Full but soft details all over due to corrosive abrasion, tiny spots of toning. d071711031001

d051207081001 $355

 

Santo Andre, sunk in 1856 off the Cape Verde Islands, west of Africa

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British East India Co., copper X cash, 1808. Spanish colonial bust 8 reales of Charles IV, various mints and dates (where visible). Moderately corroded but each with most details clear and attributable to mints of Mexico, Lima and Potosi (some clear dates). With generic certificates from the salvagers. 6 available. d051804191177-82 $95 each
British East India Co., copper X cash, 1808. Spanish colonial bust 8 reales of Ferdinand VII, various mints and dates (where visible). Moderate to heavy corrosion but with most details clear, some bold dates, half with transitional bust (Mexico). With generic certificates from the salvagers. 6 available. d051804191183-88 $95 each

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SS Republic, sunk in 1865 off Georgia

 

The SS Republic began its life as the merchant ship SS Tennessee, launched in 1853. When the Civil War began on April 12, 1861, she was tied up in the New Orleans harbor. She was then pressed into service as a Confederate blockade runner named the CSS Tennessee but never escaped the harbor. When Union forces captured New Orleans, they too pressed the ship into service as the USS Tennessee and later as the USS Mobile. She served as Admiral David G. Farragut’s flagship during the Mississippi Campaign. After the war, she was sold and renamed the SS Republic. On her final voyage in October of 1865, she was carrying passengers and cargo including $400,000 in silver and gold coins. She got caught in a strong hurricane and sank on Oct. 25, 1865 off the coast of Georgia. In 2003, the wreck was located and a large amount of rare U.S. gold and silver coins were recovered.

 

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USA (New Orleans mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1861-O, Louisiana issue, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect.

USA (New Orleans mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1861-O, Louisiana issue, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect.

USA (Philadelphia mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1862, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect. Somewhat hazy appearance with light saltwater corrosion throughout though strong details remaining, particularly on the eagle, a very rare date (only 137 recovered) from the S.S. Republic. In Q. David Bowers' report entitled, "The SS Republic Shipwreck Excavation Project: the Coin Collection," Bowers notes that "Just 489 coins range between 1831-52 (1%), with the majority of 41,671 spanning the years 1853-61 (88.2%), with the greatest peaks in volume evident for the years 1858 (9,587) and 1861 (14,158). A sharp decline is witnessed for the period 1862-65, which is represented by just 338 issues (0.7%), of course reflecting disruptions in production and circulation during the American Civil War (1861-65)." A table in the report shows that just 185 halves from 1862 were recovered: 137 from the Philadelphia mint and 48 from the San Francisco mint. NGC #1796660-010. With salvager's certificate. d101718061002 $975
USA (New Orleans mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1861-O, Louisiana issue, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect.

USA (New Orleans mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1861-O, Louisiana issue, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect.

USA (Philadelphia mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1862, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect. Somewhat hazy appearance with light saltwater corrosion throughout though strong details remaining, particularly on the eagle, a very rare date (only 137 recovered) from the S.S. Republic. In Q. David Bowers' report entitled, "The SS Republic Shipwreck Excavation Project: the Coin Collection," Bowers notes that "just 489 coins range between 1831-52 (1%), with the majority of 41,671 spanning the years 1853-61 (88.2%), with the greatest peaks in volume evident for the years 1858 (9,587) and 1861 (14,158). A sharp decline is witnessed for the period 1862-65, which is represented by just 338 issues (0.7%), of course reflecting disruptions in production and circulation during the American Civil War (1861-65)." A table in the report shows that just 185 halves from 1862 were recovered: 137 from the Philadelphia mint and 48 from the San Francisco mint. NGC #1797743-011. With salvager's certificate. d011804520005 $1,100
USA (New Orleans mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1861-O, Louisiana issue, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect.

USA (New Orleans mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1861-O, Louisiana issue, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect.

USA (Philadelphia mint), half dollar seated Liberty, 1863, encapsulated NGC SS Republic Shipwreck Effect. On the higher end of quality halves recovered from the S.S. Republic, excellent condition with very minimal saltwater corrosion on the brilliant, lustrous surfaces. Also, this coin is a very rare date from the wreck with only 82 found. In Q. David Bowers' report entitled, "The SS Republic Shipwreck Excavation Project: the Coin Collection," Bowers notes that "Just 489 coins range between 1831-52 (1%), with the majority of 41,671 spanning the years 1853-61 (88.2%), with the greatest peaks in volume evident for the years 1858 (9,587) and 1861 (14,158). A sharp decline is witnessed for the period 1862-65, which is represented by just 338 issues (0.7%), of course reflecting disruptions in production and circulation during the American Civil War (1861-65)." A table in the report shows that just 91 halves from 1863 were recovered: 82 from the Philadelphia mint and 9 from the San Francisco mint. NGC #1794471-013. With salvager's certificate. d011804520006 $1,250

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SS Gairsoppa, sunk in 1941 in deep water off Galway, Ireland

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Shipwreck Paper Money: SS Andrea Doria, sunk in 1956 off Nantucket 

 

The SS Andrea Doria was an Italian luxury liner operated by the Italian Line from 1953 to 1956. During her three years of service, she had many transatlantic voyages and became popular with passengers for her luxury accommodations and quick speed. On the night of July 25, 1956, the Andrea Doria collided with the MS Stockholm, a Swedish American Line passenger liner, while travelling through heavy fog. The Stockholm's bow penetrated the Andrea Doria's starboard side, leaving a gaping hole. However, safety measures kept the Andrea Doria afloat for 11 hours, long enough for the survivors to evacuate. All together, 46 people died aboard the Andrea Doria while 6 crew members of the Stockholm were killed.

Divers descended upon the wreck just a day after its sinking to find it lying on its starboard side at a depth of about 250 feet, far too deep for recreational diving. Since then, through advances in diving equipment, technical divers are able to reach the wreck. However, heavy currents, silt clouds and the depth still make the Andrea Doria a difficult wreck to dive, earning it the nickname "the Mount Everest of wreck diving." Regardless, the allure of the ship's luxury and artifacts still on board bring divers back again and again.

 

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Please note there is an shipping and insurance charge of $17 on any Andrea Doria notes. (Note these pieces are also listed under Paper Money Category)

 

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USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial V40075861F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, Grade USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935E, serial J00768538H, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, grade "B." Grade B (defined by PCGS as being between 75 to 90 percent intact), some staining, degradation along edges and on left side of note, good original ink colors and paper quality. The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate. PCGS #80019217. Recovered from: the Andrea Doria, sunk in 1956 off Massachusetts. x071804606002e $275
USA, $1 silver certificate, series 1935D, serial V40075861F, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large PCGS Currency capsule and promotional case, Grade Italy, 1,000 lire, no date (1947-51), serial F58 070563, salvaged from the Andrea Doria (1956), in large acrylic display and promotional case, PCGS grade Genuine. Degradation from saltwater immersion, full serial number, partial woman's portrait visible, typical quality of Andrea Doria-recovered Italian lire which degraded more heavily when compared to the silver certificates due to different paper used. The note is encased in a lucite holder contained in a display box and comes with a salvager's certificate. PCGS #80020110. Recovered from: the Andrea Doria, sunk in 1956 off Massachusetts. x071804606005 $165

     

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