Shipwreck Treasure Coin // Silver Pendant
A shipwreck treasure coin set in silver pendant. The copper coin was recovered from the wreck of the HMS Admiral Gardner, sunk in early 1809. 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.
Nice copper "X Cash" coin minted by the East India Company in 1808.
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.
Set into stunning custom 925 silver bezel and 18-inch Italian silver chain.
18"L x 1"W x 0.125"H
— Set Into Custom .925 Silver Bezel
— Bezel Diameter: 1.0625"
— Includes 18" Italian Silver Chain
— Each Piece Is Unique & May Vary Slightly In Size & Appearance From The Item Pictured
This piece is accompanied by a hand-signed certificate of authenticity which includes all the details, culture, dating, motifs/inscriptions when applicable, historical relevance, and provenance.
The bezel diameter is 1.0625". It can be taken off the chain and put onto a longer one.
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