1640 Circa Mexico 8 Reales from the Concepción Shipwreck

Concepcion COA and 8 reales cob pirate coin

Circa 1640 Mexico 8 Reales from the Concepción Shipwreck – Choice Grade

Item #CC-0152 | 1640 Circa 8 Reales – Concepción Shipwreck – Choice Grade!
Mint: Mexico
Assayer: “P” Peter Becerra
Ruler/Period: King Philip IV (1605-1665)Ships in battle
Grade: Uncertified Choice Grade per COA card
Coin #: 26946
Weight: 23.6 grams

Description: This choice 8 reales was recovered from the Spanish shipwreck the Concepción, which sank in 1641 off the coast of Hispaniola (now known as the Dominican Republic).
As you can see from our photos, this coin exhibits much of its design details including the denomination, assayers mark, much of its shield and Jerusalem Cross. This coin comes complete with it’s original certificate of authenticity, vinyl holder, and 2×2 flip card.

Spanish colonial shipwreck cobs are highly sought after, especially in the higher denominations and this example is a superb example from the Concepción Shipwreck.

Read more about the wreck of the Concepción Here!