Davy Jones Locker
L'Auguste Shipwreck, sunk in 1761





Coin Details

Origin/Country: MEXICO - TO 1823
Item Description: 8R 1748/7MO MF
Full Grade: PCGS Genuine
Owner: jim hawkins

Set Details

Custom Sets: Davy Jones Locker
Competitive Sets: This coin is not competing in any sets.
Research: NGC Coin Price Guide

Owner Comments:

L'Auguste, sunk in 1761 off Nova Scotia, Canada..

After the end of the Seven Years’ War between England and France in 1759, French officers and aristocrats in Canada were sent from Quebec back to France in ships such as the Auguste. In stormy conditions and damaged by fire, the Auguste struck a sand bar on November 15 and subsequently sank in Aspy Bay off Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Only seven of the 121 on board survived

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