1715 Plate Fleet 8 Reale

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The 1715 fleet was the case of overloaded Spanish galleons foundering in a hurricane after delayed departure. Eleven ships went down, and nearly half of the 2,500 lives on board were lost. Some of the ships were salvaged, but the majority of the cargo was lost to the ocean and it is there that it remained for more than 250 years.

*Certificate Included

Description

The 1715 fleet was the case of overloaded Spanish galleons foundering in a hurricane after delayed departure. Eleven ships went down, and nearly half of the 2,500 lives on board were lost. Some of the ships were salvaged, but the majority of the cargo was lost to the ocean and it is there that it remained for more than 250 years.

*Certificate Included

Additional information

Dimensions

Weight: 26.5 grams

Denomination

8 Reale

Reign

Philip V

Mint

Mexico


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