Davy Jones Locker
Seville Harbor Shipwreck , ca.1670





Coin Details

Origin/Country: Bolivia
Item Description: 8R 1665P E BOLIVIA
Full Grade: NGC VF Details
Owner: jim hawkins

Set Details

Custom Sets: BlackBeard's Treasure
Davy Jones Locker
Competitive Sets: This coin is not competing in any sets.
Research: NGC Coin Explorer

Owner Comments:

Bolivia 8R 1665P E BOLIVIA - Treasure sailed upriver by boat to Seville. Sometime in 1671 it is believed one of these boats sank outside Seville, or at least its treasure was lost there somehow in the river, for in the mid-1990s a large hoard of obviously salvaged silver cob 8 and 4 reales of Potosí, none dated later than 1671, and mostly in decent condition, began to emerge from markets in Spain without provenance but reportedly found in Seville Harbor during the installation of a fiber-optic cable across the river.

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