SHIPWRECK TREASURE COIN // SILVER PENDANT
A shipwreck treasure coin set in a silver pendant and 18" Italian silver chain. The copper coin was recovered from the wreck of the HMS Admiral Gardner, sunk in early 1809. Nice copper "X Cash" coin minted by the East India Company in 1808.
The Admiral Gardner had just left port from England bound for India, filled with supplies for the East India Company's overseas operations when she went down in a storm in the English Channel in 1809. This coin was discovered, along with the ship, nearly 200 years later.
Obv: Coat of Arms awarded to the East India Company by the English Crown in 1698, 'EAST INDIA COMPANY 1808' around / Rev: Persian inscription of value in the diplomatic language of Mughal, India - 'X or 10 Cash' - an equivalent of 3/4 farthing in 1808.
18"L x 1.125"W x 0.25"H
— Weight: 0.7 Oz
— 29mm Bezel Diameter
— Includes Certificate Of Information About Wreck
Please Note: Exact examples vary slightly but are similar in appearance and condition. Each piece you will receive will be different and not necessarily the same as pictured.
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