Mexico: 1715 om-J, "Piece of Eight", 1715 Fleet 8 Reales Treasure Cob
Series A. The original 2015 Reproduction 300th Commemorative Cob. Limited Number left.
Modeled after the famous Mexican 8 Reales (Piece of Eight) cobs that tightly crammed the hulls of the ill fated Spanish Galleons of the 1715 Fleet. This series A piece is a reproduction of the Jose de Leon, Philip V, "Neat New Style" four tressure design, with the highly coveted date of 1715.
These coins are made to order, so please allow for some variance in shape. All coins will include a date and assayers mark. You can pick from an aged appearance or mint struck (new). Simply check the options in the drop down menu.
Your choice of a traditional strike, as struck (this is not the sharp strike, but a standard cob style strike) with date with or without an aged appearance.
Sharp Strike. This is more details on the coin, such as legend and a more modern strike. Aged or mint struck
in your choice of 1 ozt (31.1 grams) bullion weight, or the traditional 27.2+ grams.
Sorry, but we are not offering Galonos of this series any longer. But they will be available in the new series on its way.
If you want to customize your order, simply email us and we will help however we can to get you exactly what you want. If you don't see the exact specifications in the drop down menu, let us know.
Each reproduction cob is marked with a discreet copy mark on the side you chose and where you want it. Be sure to specify.
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This year marks the 300th Anniversary of the 1715 Plate Fleet. And collectibles are in high demand. We offer you the chance to own a replica that is truly the first of its kind. These pieces are not just fantastic in their attention to detail. But they are made exactly like the originals. That means that like genuine cobs no two are ever the same in shape or size and you get a collectors coin that is totally unique to you.
The first of its kind, these 300th Anniversary replica cobs are traditionally made exactly like the originals. Each coin is hammer struck from hand engraved dies from pure 999 Mexican silver. Your exciting premier replica cob was made from careful and close study of over 100 specimens of the original coins to fully re-create this one of a kind limited edition 1715 Mexico Mint 8 Reales Cob replica.