201: GROUP OF15 SILVER COINS FROM THE "CONCEPTION"
GROUP OF FIFTEEN SILVER COINS FROM THE "CONCEPTION"
Mexican. Prior to 1642. Coin Set No. 12. With set and individual certificate of authenticity. In wood presentation case.
Note: The Spanish ship "Nuestra Senora de la Pura y Limpia Conception" sailed on July 23, 1641 from Vera Cruz, mexico to Spain with a flotilla of thirty ships. Caught in a hurricane, the Conception suffered severe damage and sank off the coast of Hispaniola. On November 28, 1978 Burt D. Webber discovered the wreck yielding a treasure trove of silver, gold, astrolabes, porcelains and various silver objects. (10000/15000)