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1783 Mexico | 8 Reale | Shipwreck El Cazador | NGC | Genuine
Explore the intriguing history of the 1783 Mexico 8 Reales coin that was recovered from the legendary shipwreck El Cazador. Certified as genuine by NGC, this remarkable coin has journeyed through time and tumultuous waters, bearing witness to a captivating chapter in maritime history.
El Cazador, a Spanish brig, set sail from Veracruz, Mexico, in 1783, carrying a cargo of silver coins destined for New Orleans and the United States. Tragically, the ship encountered tempestuous seas and sank to the depths of the Gulf of Mexico, disappearing into the annals of time.
Over two centuries later, in 1993, the wreckage of El Cazador was discovered, revealing a treasure trove of silver coins. Among these coins was this exact 1783Mexico 8 Reales, now certified by NGC as a genuine artifact of this historic shipwreck.
This coin serves as a tangible link to an era of exploration, commerce, and seafaring adventures. Holding it in your hands, you can feel the weight of history, and it stands as a testament to the indomitable spirit of human curiosity and discovery. Whether you're a seasoned numismatist or a history enthusiast, this coin offers a chance to own a genuine piece of maritime history that has weathered the tides of time. It's more than a coin; it's a relic of the past, an emblem of exploration, and a connection to the fascinating story of El Cazador.
The coin shown is the exact on you will recieve. The quality of these coins is far superior to most shipwreck silver we have handled from El Cazador. Each coins with a beautiful wooden display box and paperwork.
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