SPANISH COLONIAL EL CAZADOR 8R SHIPWRECK CERTIFICATION - NGC GENUINE

The El Cazador was a spanish ship that sunk in 1784 on route from Vera Cruz to New Orleans.  The wrecked site was discovered many years later in 1993. The treasure of the El Cazador, which contained over 400,000 Spanish 8 reales and an equal amount of smaller denomination Spanish colonial coins from the Mexico City mint.  El Cazador's loss contributed to Spain's eventual conveyance of Louisiana to France's Napoleon in 1800. A few years later Napoleon sold Louisiana to the United States, doubling the size of the country.


Grade: Genuine

Certification: (NGC) Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

Certification Number: Various Cert. Numbers

Denomination: 8 Reales

Composition: Silver

Fineness: .9030

ASW: 0.7858 oz

Ruler: Charles III

KM#106.2

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