1715 Fleet Anchor Coin Pendant
Anchor Pendant with shipwreck coin from the 1715 fleet - Jewelry Store in St. Thomas | Beverly's Jewelry
Anchor Pendant with shipwreck coin from the 1715 fleet - Jewelry Store in St. Thomas | Beverly's Jewelry

Anchor Pendant with shipwreck coin from the 1715 fleet

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Pendant with a One Real Spanish Cob Coin from the early 1700s recovered from the wreckage of the 1715 fleet. The frame is made with Sterling Silver . The coin was minted in the early 1700s in Mexico City during the reign of Philip V. A certificate of authenticity is accompanied to verify authenticity.     

Frame Metal Sterling Silver
Coin Two Real 
Date 1700 - 1714
Mint Mexico City
Country Mexico

 

1715 Plate Fleet  

This was the Spanish Flotilla(Fleet) of eleven ships that were struck by a violent hurricane on July 31st, 1715 on the East Coast of Florida near present-day Vero Beach. Ten of the eleven ships were lost this fleet was headed towards Spain with a Cargo of treasures including gold and silver coins. The 1715 fleet is also known as the 1715 Plate Fleet "Plate" or Plata in Spanish because of the large amount of silver cargo. Some of the treasure was salvaged in 1716 but much of the treasure remained underwater for 250 years when it was recovered by divers.