Atocha - Grade 2 - 8 Reales - Assayer T - Dated 1621

Number: 85A-180530

Grade: Two

Mint: Potosi, Bolovia

Denomination: 8 Reales

Assayer: De Tapia, "T". 

Weight: 20.10 grams

Reign: King Philip III

Date: 1621*

Unique Certificate of Authenticity signed by:

Carol Tedesco; award winning photographer, Spanish colonial coin expert and President of Historic Research and Certification, Inc., and author of "Treasure Coins of The Nuestra Senora de Atocha and Santa Margarita," (available in store). 

Captain Andy Matroci is President of Historical Underwater Services, Inc. and is the recently retired Captain of the J.B. Magruder; Mel Fisher's Salvage vessel. With a 30-year diving career and 21,000 hours logged underwater, Captain Andy is synonymous with the discovery of the 1985 salvage of the, having discovered the ballast stones and silver ingots that would famously become known as "The Motherlode."

 

Unique Certificate of Authenticity signed by:

Carol Tedesco; award winning photographer, Spanish colonial coin expert and President of Historic Research and Certification, Inc., and author of "Treasure Coins of The Nuestra Senora de Atocha and Santa Margarita," (available in store). 

Captain Andy Matroci is President of Historical Underwater Services, Inc. and is the recently retired Captain of the J.B. Magruder; Mel Fisher's Salvage vessel. With a 30-year diving career and 21,000 hours logged underwater, Captain Andy is synonymous with the discovery of the 1985 salvage of the, having discovered the ballast stones and silver ingots that would famously become known as "The Motherlode."

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