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Consolacion Shipwreck Coins

The Consolacion, a Spanish Armada del Sur (South Sea Armada) galleon, was lost in 1681 after striking a reef near Guayaquil Ecuador.  A delay in receiving silver coins from the mint in Potosi prevented the Santa Maria de la Consolacion from sailing with the rest of the armada from Callao, Chile.  When the lone ship met pirates, the captain decided to ground the Consolacion on Santa Clara island, nicknamed Isla de Muerto (Island of the Dead), but struck a reef in the process.  The vessel was evacuated and intentionally set on fire by the crew to prevent the plunder of treasure.  Modern day salvage operations has resulted in the recovery of the remaining material, mostly Spanish colonial pillars and waves type cobs from the famous Potosi mint.

Certificates of Authenticity accompany all Consolacion Shipwreck treasure coins.  View a typical original Consolacion certificate of authenticity.

 


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Consolacion 4 Reales
Item#:  Consolacion Special Sale
Denomination:  4 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  Various
Weight:  Various
Diameter: Various

Price:  $79.00  BUY ITEM

 

Special Sale - We have a special sale on numerous Consolacion 4 reales pillar and waves type cobs from the Potosi mint.  Each have various visible light details and all are at least as good (most are better) than the one shown here.  As an example, on this particular coin, part of the pillars and waves are visible along with some of the lettering.  Others may have a visible assayer mark, mint mark, partial cross, etc.  We will pick the nicest from the lot on a first come first served basis, so it's best to be early.  These are great coins for those desiring an authentic pirate treasure coin, but are on a strict budget.  Supplied with the original Atlantic Treasure Coins certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8307
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  V
Weight:  12.6 grams
Diameter: 1.3-1.4 inches

Price:  $125.00  BUY ITEM

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer V, dated 1679.  Good pillars side details with both pillars visible with a hint of the waves below along with the denomination mark 8 at top center, one light mint mark P at top left and 79 of the central date 1679 just above the waves.  The cross side has a nearly full cross with very light lions and castles visible in the cross quadrants.  A good Consolacion coin offered at a bargain price.  Supplied with both the original Atlantic Treasure Coins, Inc. photo type certificate of authenticity and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8401
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  E
Weight:  13.4 grams
Diameter: 1.3-1.4 inches

Price:  $135.00  SOLD

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Philip V - Charles II time period, assayer E, circa 1652 - 1678.  The pillars side details include both pillars with the waves below, the denomination mark 8 at top center, both mint marks P at top left and bottom right and one light assayer mark E at bottom left.  The cross side has a nearly full cross with the lions and castles lightly visible in the cross quadrants along with a light 7 of the date below.  A nice Consolacion coin offered at an equally nice price.  Supplied with both the original 3x4 inch plastic sleeved small certificate of authenticity issued by Robcar, S.A. and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8287
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  V
Weight:  19.2 grams
Diameter: 1.4 inches

Price:  $145.00  SOLD

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer V, dated 1679.  Nice pillars side details with both pillars visible with the waves below, one mint mark P at top left, a hint of both assayer marks V at top right and bottom left and a light 79 of the central date 1679 at bottom center above the waves.  The cross side is deeply struck with moderate corrosion, but the cross is still almost full visible as are portions of the lions and castles in the cross quadrants and a light 79 of a second date located below the cross.  A nice Consolacion coin.  Supplied with both the original Atlantic Treasure Coins, Inc. photo type certificate of authenticity and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8393
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  E
Weight:  19.2 grams
Diameter: 1.4-1.5 inches

Price:  $145.00  SOLD

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer E, dated 1670.  Nice pillars side details with both pillars visible with the waves below, one mint mark P at top left, one assayer mark E at bottom left, denomination mark 8 at top center and a light 70 of the central date 1670 at bottom center above the waves.  The cross side has a full cross visible through moderate corrosion, along with the mint mark P at left.  A nice Consolacion coin.  Supplied with both the original 3x4 inch plastic sleeved small certificate of authenticity issued by Robcar, S.A. and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8407
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  C
Weight:  15.4 grams
Diameter: 1.3-1.5 inches

Price:  $145.00  BUY ITEM

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer C, dated 1679.  Nearly full cross with muddled lions and castles in the cross quadrants, but also with a visible assayer mark C at right and a hint of the 7 of the date 1679 below.  Very light pillars side details including visible pillars with the waves below and a portion of the 9 of the date 1679 at bottom center.  Supplied with both the original 3x4 inch plastic sleeved small certificate of authenticity issued by Robcar, S.A. and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8375
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  C
Weight:  12.4 grams
Diameter: 1.3-1.6 inches

Price:  $195.00  BUY ITEM

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer C, dated 1679.  The pillars side details include both pillars with the waves below, and just above the waves from left to right is a light mint mark C - followed by a light 79 of the date 1679 - followed by the mint mark P.  Also located on the pillars side along the upper right edge are the letters POT of the mint name POTOSI.  The cross side has light details including a nearly full cross with some light portions of the lions and castles visible in the cross quadrants.  Also on the cross side is a clear assayer mark C at left and light 79 of a second date below.  A solid Consolacion coin with ample visible markings.  Supplied with both the original 3x4 inch plastic sleeved small certificate of authenticity issued by Robcar, S.A. and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8301
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  E
Weight:  22.0 grams
Diameter: 1.5-1.6 inches

Price:  $295.00  BUY ITEM

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer E, circa 1670's.  Nice pillars side details including both pillars with the waves below, denomination mark 8 at top center, both assayer marks E at top right and bottom left, and one partial mint mark P at bottom right.  Nearly full cross with the lions and castles partially visible in the cross quadrants along with a light mint mark P at left and a light 7 of the date 167x below.  A nice Consolacion coin with above average details.  Supplied with both the original Atlantic Treasure Coins, Inc. photo type certificate of authenticity and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8026
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  E
Weight:  22.8 grams
Diameter: 1.4-1.5 inches

Price:  $295.00  SOLD

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer E, dated 1674.  Nice pillars side details including both pillars with waves below, one mint mark P at top left, denomination mark 8 at top center, one assayer mark E at top right, and most importantly, a full four digit legend date 1674 located between the 6 and 7 o'clock position along the edge.  Nearly full cross with the lions and castles partially visible in the cross quadrants and with a bold mint mark P at left and 7 of the date below.  A nice Consolacion coin with above average details.  Supplied with both the original 3x4 inch plastic sleeved small certificate of authenticity issued by Robcar, S.A. and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8350
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  E
Weight:  15.8 grams
Diameter: 1.4 inches

Price:  $395.00  BUY ITEM

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer E, dated 1675.  Nice pillars side details visible through light corrosion including both pillars with the waves below, two mint marks P at top left and bottom right, two assayer marks E at top right and bottom left, some of the central PLV SVL TRA and 75 of the central date 1675.  Nearly full cross with some of the crown above visible along with portions of the lions and castles in the cross quadrants and with another date 1675 located at the bottom.  Nice in that it has two visible dates.  Supplied with both the original Atlantic Treasure Coins, Inc. photo type certificate of authenticity and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  5207
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  E
Weight:  17.6 grams
Diameter: 1.4-1.5 inches

Price:  $395.00  BUY ITEM

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer E, dated 1678.  Nice pillars side details including both pillars with the waves below, both mint marks P at top left and bottom right, one assayer mark E at bottom left, some of the central PLV SVL TRA, and clear 78 of the central date 1678  at bottom center.  The cross side has a 75% full cross with some details of the lions and castles visible in the cross quadrants along with the assayer mark E at right (looks more like a P mint mark).  Nice in that has two mint and assayer marks and clear 78 of the date all visible.  Supplied with both the original Atlantic Treasure Coins, Inc. photo type certificate of authenticity and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 8 Reales
Item#:  8354
Denomination:  8 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  C
Weight:  18.2 grams
Diameter: 1.4-1.5 inches

Price:  $395.00  BUY ITEM

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer C, dated 1679.  Nice pillars side details including both pillars along with one mint mark P at top left, denomination mark 8 at top center, assayer mark C at top right, completely visible central PLV SVL TRA, a second assayer mark C at bottom left, 79 of the central date 1679 visible at bottom center and a second mint mark P at bottom right.  Partially visible full cross with some details of the lions and castles visible in the cross quadrants along with a light mint mark P at left.    A nice solid coin with particularly nice pillars side details.  Supplied with both the original Atlantic Treasure Coins, Inc. photo type certificate of authenticity and a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.


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Consolacion - 4 Reales
Item#:  15005
Denomination:  4 reales
Mint:  Potosi
Assayer:  C
Weight:  9.33 grams
Diameter: 1.1-1.3 inches

Price:  $595.00  SOLD

 

Pillar and waves type cob, Potosi mint, Charles II, assayer C, dated 1679.  Excellent cross side details including a full cross with two lions and one castle visible in the cross quadrants along with the mint mark P at left, assayer mark C at right and bold 79 of the date below.  Equally nice pillars side details with both pillars visible along with the waves below, bold assayer mark C at bottom left, light mint mark P at bottom right and bold 79 of the central date 1679.  This is one of the nicest 4 reales cobs that we have seen from this wreck.  Supplied with the original large 8.5" x 11" photo certificate of authenticity (# 2014531) issued by Robcar, S.A.

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