Santa Maria de la Consolacion -(Isla de Muertos or "Isle of the dead") - 1 Reales - Dated: 1670

Isla de Muertos - Island of the Dead - Pirate

Shipwreck: Santa Maria de la Consolacion
Dated: 1670
Reign: Carlos II
Assayer: Antonio de Erqueta
Mint: Potosi
Denomination: 1 Reales
Weight: 1.2 gm

Mount: 14K Gold

History: The Santa Maria de la Consolacion reportedly sank near Santa Clara Island while evading Pirates in 1681.  Nicknamed Isla de Muertos in the 1680s by the Spanish. Isla de Muertos (Island of the Dead) was often a routine stopover for the Armada del Mar del Sur, the Galleons carrying treasure from Spain to Chile and Peru to Panama. She was carrying 146,000 Pesos along with 800 silver bars, and gold ingots valued at 34,000 pesos.  The shipwreck was discovered in 1997 by ROBCAR, S.A.