Reijgersdaal Shipwreck - (REE - jerz -doll) - 8 Reales - Dated 1744

Denomination: 8 Reales

Date: 1744

Reign: Philip V

Mint: Mexico City

Assayer: MF

History: The Reijgersdaal was a Dutch East India company Merchant ship that was lost on October 26th, 1747 after striking a reef off the west coast of South Africa.,  The vessel was carrying 30,000 Spanish coins for trade in the Spice Islands of the East Indies.