Clive of India

Shipwreck Treasure Coins



 

S hipwreck Gold coins are some of the most desired pieces in the market. It is rare to possess a coin that is hundreds of years old and know the coin's complete history, especially when the coin was part of a shipwreck in the 17th century and lost at the bottom of the ocean for two centuries. This is a rare opportunity to purchase a shipwrecked Gold treasure coin with a rich history

This coin was part of a large hoard owned by Clive of India, a British decorated military officer. Clive's ship was travelling along the East African coast and was bound to India. The vessel conveying a chest of Gold 17th Century Gold coins was wrecked, with only 23 of the 270 souls on board surviving