Prestige Philately Auction 210 CatalogueSHIPWRECK COINS
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DUNBAR: 1857 Hanks & Lloyd 1d token Gray #98 with marine encrustation. Wrecked on the South Head of Sydney Harbour, August 1857, carrying a quantity of freshly minted Hanks & Lloyd tokens, Sydney's worst maritime disaster with only one survivor from 125 passengers and crew.
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'GILT DRAGON': Spain, c.1652 8 Reales, stated by vendor to be ex VOC Gilt Dragon (Vergulde Draeck), owned by the Dutch East India Company and wrecked of the coast of WA in 1656.
'RAPID': Peru, Charles IV, 1790 8 Reales, Lima mint, mm. 'ME', assayer 'IJ' with WA Museum certificate, VG. An American China trader wrecked off Ningaloo Reef WA in 1811.
'ZUYTDORP': Zeeland (Netherlands), 1711 silver 6 Stuivers (1 Hoedjesschelling), mm (Castle) Middelburg mint, aVG, WA museum certificate. The Zuytdorp (also Zuiddorp) missing on route to Batavia in 1711, found wrecked north of Kalbarri, WA in 1964.