Atocha 8 - real piece
Lot 2164
Eight Real Coin from the Atocha Shipwreck
Sold for US$ 1,187 inc. premium
Lot Details
Eight Real Coin from the Atocha Shipwreck
Circa 1619, Coin number – v 151
From the reign of Philip III, minted in Potosi, Peru a coin recovered from the September 6, 1622 shipwreck of the Spanish galleon Nuestra Senora de Atocha.(2)
Weighing approximately 26.6 grams


  • Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by Treasure Salvors, Inc., signed by Mel Fisher and dated 15 September 1986 in a custom presentation binder.

Saleroom notices

  • Please note that this coin is actually dated 1619.
  1. Claudia Florian, G.J.G
    Specialist - Natural History
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