El Cazador - 1/2 Reales - Dated 1782 - Mexico - Mint

  • Denomination: 1/2 Reales
  • Reign: Carolus III
  • Mint: Mexico
  • Assayer: Antonio Forcada y Plaza "FF"
  • Weight: 1.1
  • Date: 1782
  • Grade: Mint
  • ID: EC-19575
  • History: The "Shipwreck that changed the World".  When the El Cazador sank, the Spanish had to relinquish their New World territory to France.  France sold the territory to Thomas Jefferson - That became know as the " Louisiana Purchase" 
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