Admiral Gardner Shipwreck - Copper 'cash coin' - Dated 1808 - Three languages appear on these early 1800's coins, making them an exceptional collector's piece.

Three languages appear on these early 1800's coins, making them an exceptional collector's piece.

Denomination:  10X Cash 

Date: 1808  

Mint: Birmingham

The ship was bound for India, its purpose to carry these coins to Madras and Bengal to pay workers. The coins themselves were struck at the Birmingham Mint in 1808 for this express purpose. 

History: Take note, three different languages are visible on the coins; The Obverse, in English, bears the seal granted to the East India Company of England 1698. The motto is in Latin and translates: "Under the Patronage of the King and Parliament of England." The Reverse, in Persian, translates: "Ten cash are equal to Two Falus."

AG-1808-1

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