1715 Fleet Shipwreck Artifact Powder Plate Section
Age: Ca. 1715
Shipwreck: Unidentified 1715 Treasure Fleet
Artifact: Center Section of Powder Plate
This powder plate section recovered from the Spanish 1715 Treasure Fleet was destroyed in a hurricane off of the Floridian Atlantic Coast.
The 1715 treasure fleet, on the other hand, was a Spanish fleet of ships that were transporting various goods, including gold, silver, and other precious items, from the New World to Spain. Unfortunately, a hurricane struck the fleet off the coast of Florida, causing many of the ships to sink. While some of the treasure was salvaged at the time, much of it remained lost for centuries.
In recent years, treasure hunters and archaeologists have discovered a number of artifacts and treasures from the 1715 fleet, including many of the 8 Real Charles II coins. These coins have become highly sought after by collectors and investors alike, not only for their historical significance but also for their intrinsic value as silver coins. Today, these coins are considered to be valuable collectibles, and they offer a fascinating glimpse into the world of international trade and commerce during the 17th century.
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SKU: Powder Plate Section
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