1622 SANTA MARGARITA SHIPWRECK SPANISH 8 REALES SILVER COIN POTOSI GRADE 2

1622 SANTA MARGARITA SHIPWRECK 8 REALES IN HIGH GRADE CONDITION.

*** BEAUTIFUL ""GRADE 2"" 8 REALES FROM ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS SPANISH SHIPWRECKS.

*** BEAUTIFUL AUTHENTIC VINTAGE SANTA MARGARITA SHIPWRECK 8 REALES.

*** FLIP AUTHENTICATION INCLUDED FROM TREASURE SALVORS INC.

Coin Description: 8 Reales

· Denomination: 8 Reales

NUMBER: 85M-21-1

· Mint: Potosi

· Reign: Philip

· Grade: 2

ASSAYER: B

WT: 22.89 GRAMS

A rtifact Details Back Tag#: 21-1 Operation: Key West Date Found: 12/31/1985 Vessel: Researching Logs Wreck Site Margarita 1622 Quanity: 1 Description: Silver Coin Type: SC - Silver Coin Protocol: Height: Width: Length: Coin Details: Coin Number: 85M-21-1 Denomination: 8 Reales Mint: Reign: Assayer: Coin Date: Grade: TWO (2) Silver Ingot Details: Manifest: Class Factor: Karats: Troy lb: Troy Oz: Emerald Details: Class: Carat: 0

The Santa Margarita was a Spanish ship that sank in a hurricane in the Florida Keys about 40 miles (64 km) west of the island of Key West in 1622.

The saga of the Santa Margarita begins in 1622. Namesake of the patron saint of homeless people, midwives and reformed prostitutes, Santa Margarita was a Spanish galleon of 600 tons, armed with twenty-five cannon. One of a fleet of 28 ships, she was voyaging to Spain with
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