Gold Doubloon from the 1715 Fleet Loose

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Denomination: 8 Escudo

Mint: Mexico

Date: 1713

Reign: Phillip V

Origin: 1715 Fleet discovered off the East coast of the State of Florida.

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On July 24, 1715 a fleet of eleven Spanish ships and one French ship departed Havana harbour bound for Cadiz, Spain under the command of Captain General Juan Esteban de Ubila and Don Antonio de Echeverz. On board these vessels was four years for accumulated treasure that was desperately needed by the Spanish treasury. Passengers carried their own personal wealth they had struggled to obtain in the new World.

On July 29th, the first signs of a hurricane appeared by despite every effort by the crews to save their ships, on the 31st, the entire Spanish fleet perished along Florida’s east coast. Over 700 lives were lost along with the ships.

This Gold Doubloon is mounted in 18K gold with .93 total weight of diamonds.

 

Denomination: 8 Escudo

Mint: Mexico City

Date: 1713

Reign: Phillip V

Origin: 1715 Fleet discovered off the East coast of the State of Florida.

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