Specialists in Gold Cobs from the Florida shipwrecks of the 1715 Fleet. Spanish Colonial gold and silver coins from Lima, Mexico City, Cuzco, Santa fe de Bogotá, Cartagena, and Santiago de Chile. Oro & plata corriente.

 

 

 

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Master List

 

Below is a list of what is currently available on this website: more than 100 gold and silver cobs and other shipwreck material. Each of the links has been checked, but please let us know if you encounter a problem.    terravitan@aol.com   480-595-1293

 

 

 

Lima Gold Coins (1696-1751):                                   ** new listings

 

 

Lima 1703 H two escudos NGC MS64 1715 Fleet,  finest here**

Lima 1717 M 8 escudos. NGC MS62, Finest Tearful Cross here

Lima 1717 M 8 escudos. NGC MS60 Loosdrecht here

Lima 1725/4 M 8 escudos. one year Luis I. NGC finest here

Lima 1732/26 N/M one escudo. Unique. NGC. here

Lima 1733 N one escudo. One of two. NGC. here**

Lima 1736/5/4 N two escudos. Very rare. NGC AU 55 here

Lima 1737/6 N one escudos. Unique. NGC MS 61 here

Lima 1738/7 N eight escudos. Finest known. NGC AU here

Lima 1740/39 V one escudo. NGC AU 53. Unique. here

Lima 1744/3/2 V one escudo. NGC. here**

Lima 1749/8/7 R 8 escudos ex Eliasberg NGC XF 45 here

Lima 1746/4/3 V two escudos. Unique. NGC here

Lima 1750 four escudos NGC MS 64 LUZ Shipwreck here

 

 

Mexican Gold Cobs (1679-1732):

 

Mexico 1711 J 8 escudos full date. NGC AU 1715 Fleet. here

Mexico 1713 J 8 escudos. very large, NGC 1715 Plate Fleet  here

Mexico 1714 J 8 escudos. DATE over GRAT. NGC MS63 Fleet. here

Mexico 1714 J 8 escudos. Normal Date. NGC MS 63 Fleet here**

Mexico 1715 J 8 escudos NGC MS 62 Fleet. SOLD)

Mexico 1720 J 8 escudos NGC. here **

Mexico (special item) Mexico 1701 L 8 reales from HMS Association & the 1702

                        Treasure Fleet lost in Vigo Bay here

 

 

 

 

 

Colombian Gold & Silver Cobs  (1621-1756):

 

Bogota 1751 4 escudos rare (2 known) NGC  here**

Bogota 1755 4 escudos rare is here

Bogota 1665 two reales 2 known NGC ex Lasser is here

Cartagena 1628 RNE 2 escudos NGC AU 58 here SOLD

Cartagena 1621-35 silver cobs are here**

Cartagena 1655 CS four reales is here**

 

 

Santiago 8 escudos from Nuestra Senore de la Luz

 

 Santiago 1750 So J NGC MS 62 La Luz here**

 

 

 

 

Portrait 8 Reales from Potosi & Mexico:

 

Potosi 1774 PTS 8 reales PCGS MS 63 ex Amyrna here**

Potosi 1822 PJ 8 reales NGC ex Arequipa here SOLD

Mexico 1809 TH 8 reales NGC MS 63 is here **SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

Spanish Colonial Portrait gold:

 

Santiago (Chile) 1750 8 escudos from the Sotheby Luz sale here**

Popayan, Colombia 1795 8 escudos NGC MS 63 here SOLD

Santa Fe de Bogota 1797 8 escudos PCGS MS 64+ here SOLD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ingots from Cortes' Conquest of Mexico:

 

"Golden silver" (dorada plata) ingots, misnamed "tumbagas", from the ca. 1526 Bahamian Mimbres shipwreck and traced to Cortes' Conquest of Central Mexico (1522-24), are available here. (Now all sold.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gold & Silver Coins from US Shipwrecks

 

Confederate silver coins from the SS Republic are here

an 1857 S $20 from the SS Republic is here**

gold coins from the  SS Brother Jonathon are here [sold]

gold & silver coins from the SS New York are here**

gold & silver from other wrecks including the USS Charleston  and the Ft Capron Treasure may be viewed here [all sold]

  

 

 

 

 

 

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 Some educational and archived webpages

(Please note that nothing is for sale on these pages.)

 

 

A rare Lima onza of 1702 here

A choice mint state Lima onza of 1704 is here

A choice mint state Lima onza of 1705 is here (soon)

Mexico 1714 J 8 escudos Royal dies  here 

Mexico 1714 J 8 escudos Date over GRAT  here

A unique "flipover" error on a LIma 1712 eight escudos MS 64

The unique Lima media onza of 1702 (recently sold)

A Colombian gold ingot from the 1530's Conquest of the Sinu here

Why did the Lima mint strike no escudos in 1706?

Rooswijk silver bars are discussed here.

Slot ter Hooge silver bars are discussed here

The "J" varieties of Mexico 1714 Escudos

The 1554 Treasure Fleet 1164

The VOC Indiaman Akerendam (lost 1725)

Colombian gold bars from the Atocha (1622)

A Selection of Colombian and Mexican 8 Reales

Cuzco 1698 two escudos

The "diabolical" 1697/666 Lima four escudos

Lima 1699 R eight escudos MS 64

Lima 1701/0 H eight escudos Philip V

Lima 1702 H eight escudos from the 1715 Fleet

Lima 1713/2 M eight escudos

Mexico 1713 J eight escudos

Mexico Charles I tejeulos gold ingot (circa 1545)

Mexico 1744/3 eight escudos MS63

Santiago, Chile, 1751 eight escudos from la Luz

 

Greek tetradrachma of the 2nd century BC---here and here

 

 

 

 



 

 

 

 

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