This 2 Reale coin is so rare because it is from the Mexico Mint with the Assayer Mark of D under the reign of Philip IV -1618 combined with a top GRADE 1 designation. As you can see it is also almost perfectly circular in shape and beams the shield and cross - BOTH sides of the coin - in EXTREME clarity and brilliance. Added to this coin is a beautiful TURTLE design bezel designed in diamonds within a white and yellow 14K gold bezel. PERFECT'2' REALES' SIZED COIN.
SET IN CUSTOM DESIGNED 14K GOLD/DIAMONDS BY ORIGINAL KEY WEST ATOCHA JEWELER. PENDANT DESIGNED AROUND THIS PARTICULAR COIN TO PREVENT DAMAGE AND PRESERVE VALUE. COIN WEIGHT IS 6.2 GRAMS. DIAMOND WIEGHT IS 1.25 CT SET IN WHITE GOLD SETTING.DIAMOND COLOR G / CLARITY SI1. TOTAL GOLD WEIGHT 7.6 GRAMS. TOTAL WEIGHT OVER 14 GRAMS IN BEZEL. For many, 2 Reales coins are the most desirable for pendant jewelry because of their size and rarity.
The custom made 14K gold bezel is encrusted with diamonds (set in white gold) and was designed around the coin making this is a one of a kind treasure. The gorgeous turtle pendant design is stunning and can be worn casually or for a night on the town. A true conversation piece with the coin being 400 years old, this Atocha treasure is also destined to become a treasured family heirloom. The diamonds just sparkle and is so unique you will not see another one like it. This very quality 100% custom made fine jewelry turtle is very, very impressive and is sure to please anyone who adorns it around their neck.
Want a fine jewelry SEA TURTLE treasure piece you can wear? The entire setting was designed by one of the original Atocha Key West Museum Jeweler's and was custom fit this particular individual coin to protect and preserve the artifact. A coin of this magnitude rarely comes on the market.It has been fully museum certified and verified with an original Certificate of Authenticity. TRULY an exciting and rare coin for the investor, collector and rare artifact jewelry lover. Nuestra Senora de Atocha landed on a coral reef in September, 1622 during a severe hurricane near the Marquesas Islands just off of Key West. Except for five, everyone on board drowned. The Atocha was bound for Spain with priceless treasures and hundreds of millions worth of gold bars, silver bars, chains, emeralds, coins, gems and jewelry.
The wreck was finally discovered by Mel Fisher in 1985. The item "RARE Atocha 2 Reale coin in Diamond Encrusted 14K Gold TURTLE pendant 1 OF KIND" is in sale since Thursday, July 16, 2015. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Spain". The seller is "atochaworld" and is located in Historic Key West, FLORIDA.This item can be shipped worldwide.