Genuine Silver 2-Reale Shipwreck Coin

Item # WX2-219703

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Expected availability: 8/31/2015

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Genuine Silver 2-Reale Shipwreck Coin.

Treasure from the deep! In 1784, the El Cazador set sail from Mexico and headed for New Orleans, then a Spanish possession. On board was 450,000 pesos in silver Reales. This shipment was needed to stabilize the Spanish colonial monetary system in North America. But the ship landed on the ocean's bottom, where it's been for over 200 years.

In 1993, a fisherman netted the lost wreck and its coin cargo by accident! Now you can own an actual .875 Fine Silver 2-Reale or 2-bit Coin from long ago. Most are dated 1783. Each is the same size and weight of a U.S. quarter of the time.

Genuine Silver 2-Reale Shipwreck Coin is rated 4.4286 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Was very happy with the condition of the coin the date was readable will be buying more in the future as available.
Date published: 2014-12-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Coins were Great. My son loves everything pirate related so to have a legit shipwreck coin was pretty exciting for him. Now for the kicker... $11 for shipping??? The coins were in small yellow envelope about 3x6 inches. However the box they were shipped in was about the size of a car battery? I ordered two coins and both envelopes would have fit in a standard size letter envelope... You could of save me $10 in shipping charges if you would have looked at what you were shipping... My overall rating would have been 5 stars had I not had to pay so much in shipping...
Date published: 2014-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent condition! This is the 3rd coin I've purchased and and these are going to my grandchildren.
Date published: 2013-12-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This coin is perfect!
Date published: 2013-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I hedged my bet and ordered 2 figuring that 1 would be worn beyond identification on BOTH sides. And I was right, but 1 of the pieces you can clearly make out the Coat of Arms and the words on the obverse another Coat of Arms and the year.
Date published: 2013-01-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The coin was a little more worn than hoped to be. I guess that this item is best looked at in person. Even though the coin is still a good conversation piece.
Date published: 2012-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great father's day gift.
Date published: 2012-06-11
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