TREASURE & SHIPWRECK COIN PUBLICATIONS

A BIBLIOGRAPHY

From the collection of Dave Crooks
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Allen, W. Frank
History Revealed – Previously Unknown Spanish Gold Coins
Keywords: 1715 Fleet
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”                             
Pages: 16
Editions: This pamphlet was reprinted from “The Numismatist” magazine by the American Numismatic Association (1967), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet tells the story of the discovery of the 1715 Fleet off the east coast of Florida and describes the gold cobs recovered from a numismatic perspective.


Armstrong, Douglas R.
Tumbaga Silver for Emperor Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire
Keywords: Tumbaga bars
Comments: Comb-bound; illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11”                                   
Pages: 39
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the author, Palm Bay, Florida (1993) in paperback. The pages of the book were produced on a computer and comb-bound. The cover has a photograph pasted down.
Description: This booklet is a detailed history and analysis of the Tumbaga silver bars, with descriptions and markings of each bar recovered. 


Bischoff, William L. –editor
The Coinage of El Peru
ISBN/ISSN: 0897222342
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 250
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the American Numismatic Society, New York City (1989) in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is a collection of 14 articles (by various authors) about the coinage of Peru during the Spanish occupation. Included are: "The First Assayers at Potosi" by H.A. Dyme; "The Gold Cobs of Peru, 1696–1750" by Frank Sedwick; and "The Silver Cobs of Colombia, 1622–1748" by Joseph R. Lasser. These articles are the proceedings of the Coinage of the Americas Conference, held in New York City on October 29–30, 1988. Many of the coins, which are found on period shipwrecks, are illustrated and minting methods are described.


 Budde-Jones, Kathryn
Coins of the Lost Galleons
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”                                     
Pages: 13
Editions: The first edition was published by the author (in 1989, but no date is stated) as a Xeroxed pamphlet. A second edition (printed pamphlet with 27 pages) was published by the author in 1993, and there have been several subsequent printings.
Description: This pamphlet explains the design elements on both gold and silver Spanish cobs, as well as pillar dollars. The author worked with Mel Fisher on the recovery of the “Atocha.” 


Calbeto, Gabriel
Compendio de las Piezas de Ocho reales
Comments: Illustrated; includes price guide
Size: 10” x 12”                                      
Pages: 733
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Ediciones Juan Ponce de Leon, San Juan, Puerto Rico (1970) in two hardback volumes (no dust jacket issued). The printing was very limited.
Description: This two volume book is a descriptive and photographic listing of one of the largest collections of Spanish cob coins ever assembled. It is a standard reference to Spanish cob coins.


Calico, F. and X. Calico
Numismatica Espanola 1474–1998
ISBN/ISSN: 8460491601
Comments: Written in Spanish; illustrated; includes prices
Size: 8.5” x 11.25”
Pages: 766
Editions: The first edition was distributed by Carlos Fuster-Bailen, Barcelona, Spain (1984) in hardback with a dust jacket. This book is currently in print in the 9th edition (1998).
Description: This huge book is a complete catalog of Spanish coins from 1474 to 1998, with prices. It is written in Spanish, but easy to use due to the large number of illustrations. 


Calico, Ferran and Xavier Calico
The Onza Main Book 1611-1873 (The Gold Doubloon of Eight)
ISBN/ISSN: 8475880444
Comments: Written in Spanish and English; illustrated; includes prices
Size: 8.5” x 11.25”                                
Pages: 222
Editions: The first edition was distributed by Gabinete Numismatica Calico, Barcelona, Spain (1986) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book catalogs and prices Spanish gold coins from Spain, as well as its provinces and independent republics in the Americas, between 1611 and 1873. It is one of the standard reference volumes for Spanish gold coins.


Cayon Auctions (Renaissance Auctions)
Siegfried von Schuckmann – Collection of Latin American Colonial 8 reales
Comments: Auction held December 13, 2001, in Madrid, Spain; includes an extensive bibliography; excellent photos and descriptions; in Spanish and English
Size: 8.5” x 11.25”                                
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Cayon Auctions, Madrid Spain (2001) in hardback with pictorial covers (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This auction catalog comprises 205 lots of outstanding Spanish cobs and pillar dollars (most of which are not shipwreck coins). The fine photography and extensive descriptions make this an outstanding reference.


Christie's
Gold Rush Treasures from the “SS Central America”
Keywords: Central America
Comments: Pamphlet (not to be confused with the auction catalog of the same name); illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 5.75”
Pages: 10
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Christie's, New York City (2000) in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet is an advertisement for the December 14, 2000, auction of gold coins and bars from the “SS Central America.” It briefly describes the shipwreck and pictures many coins and bars.


Craig, Alan K.
Gold Coins of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet
ISBN/ISSN: 08884277
Keywords: 1715 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.5” x 10.25”                                
Pages: 84
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Florida Bureau of Archaeological Research, Tallahassee, Florida (November 4, 1988) in hardback with a dust jacket. The printing was limited to 1000 copies.
Description: This book contains pictures, descriptions and background information on the gold coins in the State of Florida collection that were recovered from the 1715 Spanish treasure fleet.


Craig, Alan K.
Spanish Colonial Gold Coins in the Florida Collection
ISBN/ISSN: 0813018021
Keywords: 1733 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Atocha, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25” x 10.25”
Pages: 94
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University Press of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (2000) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This scholarly book describes the gold cob doubloons in the Florida State collection minted at Lima, Cuzco, Mexico and Sante Fe de Bogota. This book is an updated edition of the author's previous gold coin book published in 1988, “Gold Coins of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet.”


Craig, Alan K.
Spanish Colonial Silver Coins in the Florida Collection
ISBN/ISSN: 0813017483
Keywords: 1733 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Atocha, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 7.25” x 10.25”                              
Pages: 217
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the University of Florida Press, Gainesville, Florida (2000) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This scholarly book describes the minting of cob coins, transporting them to Spain, the various New World mints, mint scandals, and the numismatic significance of thousands of Spanish colonial silver coins in the State of Florida collection (which currently numbers 23,000 coins).


Craig, Alan K. and Ernest J. Richards, Jr.
Spanish Treasure Bars From New World Shipwrecks
ISBN/ISSN: 0974470503
Keywords: 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Tumbaga Bars, El Nuevo Constante
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”                                     
Pages: 213
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2003) in paperback and was limited to 750 copies.
Description: This scholarly book describes the gold, silver, copper and tumbaga bars found on the 1554 Fleet (Padre Island), the 1715 Fleet, the “Atocha” (with an appendix detailing each bar salvaged), the “Maravillas,” the “El Nuevo Constante” wreck, and the Los Mimbres wreck off Little Bahamas Island where the tumbaga bars were found. This is the only book on precious metal bars from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries.


Craig, Freeman
Coinage of El Peru
Comments: Boxed pamphlet; includes 36 color slides
Size: 5.25” x 8.25”                                
Pages: 24
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the American Numismatic Society, New York City (1988) in paperback. The pamphlet comes boxed with thirty-six 35mm slides.
Description: This pamphlet (and the accompanying 36 slides) overviews the coins produced in Peru from the time of the conquistadors to 1826, which includes Spanish colonial coinage. 


Gilboy, Frank F.
The Milled Columnarios of Central and South America
ISBN/ISSN: 096852060X
Keywords: Pillar dollars
Comments: Illustrated; includes a bibliography
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”                              
Pages: 293
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Prairie Wind Publishing Inc., Regina, Canada (1999) in hardback with a dust jacket. Printing was limited to 500 numbered copies.
Description: This book describes and catalogs Spanish American pillar coinage from 1732–1772. It is an excellent reference on pillar dollars.


Grunthal, Henry and Ernesto Sellschopp
The Coinage of Peru
ISBN/ISSN: 3921302196
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”
Pages: 303
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Numismatischer Verlag PN Schulten, Frankfurt, Germany (1978) in hardback.
Description: This book catalogs the coins of Peru, from the first mintings in 1565 until 1965. The majority of the book is about colonial era gold and silver coins. The introduction (in German and English) discusses the various mints and types of coinage.


Harris, N. Neil
Coins of the “Nuestra Senora de Atocha”
Keywords: Atocha, Mel Fisher, 1622 Fleet
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”                                          
Pages: 24
Editions: This reprinted pamphlet was published by the American Numismatic Association, Colorado Springs (1986).
Description: This pamphlet is a reprint of an article that appeared in “The Numismatist” magazine in October, 1986. It describes the types and mints of coins found on the “Atocha,” with many examples pictured.  The hands holding the coins on the front cover of the booklet are those of Bob "Frogfoot" Weller.


Herbert, Jimmy and Bertel Tingstrom
The Plate Money Treasure of Nicobar
ISBN/ISSN: 9189256034
Keywords: Nicobar, Plate Money
Comments: Includes both English and Swedish text; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 12”
Pages: 160
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Royal Coin Cabinet, Stockholm (1999) in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book documents the sinking of the “Nicobar” off the South African coast, and the Swedish plate money and artifacts recovered. It also includes a history of plate money and many illustrations.


Lannby, Monica Golabiewski – editor
The Gold Treasure from the Royal Ship “Kronan”
ISBN/ISSN: 9185926094
Keywords: Kronan
Comments: Pamphlet; illustrated
Size: 5.75” x 8.25”
Pages: 28
Editions: The first edition was published in Swedish. The first English language edition (not stated) was published by Kalmus, Kalmar lans museum, Sweden (1988) in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet pictures and describes the multitude of gold coins recovered from the Swedish warship, “Kronan,” which sank in 1676 in the Baltic Sea.


Lasser, Joseph R. and Jorge Emilio Restrepo
The Cob Coinage of Columbia
ISBN/ISSN:
0970257406
Comments: See Restrepo, Jorge Emilio and Joseph R. Lasser, “Macuquinas de Colombia.”


McNickle, A.J.S.
Spanish Colonial Coins of North America – Mexico Mint
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.75” x 11.75”
Pages: 53
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Sociedad Numismatica de Mexico (1962), in paperback.
Description: This book describes the coats of arms that appear on coins struck at the Mexico City mint for the following Spanish monarchs:  Charles I, Philip II, Philip III, Philip IV, Charles II, Philip V, Fredinand VI, Charles III, Charles IV, and Ferdinand VII.


Menzel, Sewall
Cobs, Pieces of Eight and Treasure Coins: The Early Spanish-American Mints and Their Coinages 1536-1773
ISBN/ISSN: 0897222849
Comments: Includes a bibliography; Illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11.25”
Pages: 484
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by The American Numismatic Society, New York City (2004) in hardback with a dust jacket.
Description: This book is one of the great works for the shipwreck coin collector.  With more than 2000 illustrations, this book includes coins produced at the Mexico, Santo Domingo, Peru, Potosi, Panama, Santa Fe de Nuevo Reino (Bogota), Cartagena, Cuzco, Guatemala and Cuba mints.  Coins are identified by mint, king, denomination, mint assayer and type. 


Menzel, Sewall H.
The Potosi Mint Scandal and Great Transition of 1652
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”                                    
Pages: 37
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (1995) in paperback. This was scheduled to be reprinted in 2004.
Description: This pamphlet details the fraudulent coinage at the Potosi mint in the mid-1600's, with as much as 30% copper added to the silver, and the subsequent devaluation of these coins. 


Mossman, Philip L. –editor
Coinage of the American Confederation Period
ISBN/ISSN: 0897222636                     
Keywords: Faithful Steward
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6.25” x 9.25”                                
Pages: 346
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the American Numismatic Association, New York City (1996) in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is a series of papers given at the Coinage of the Americas Conference in New York City in 1995. The conference subject was coinage in use in America between 1781 and 1789. One of the papers (by John M. Kleeberg) concerns the coins salvaged from the wreck of the “Faithful Steward,” which sank off the Delaware coast in 1775.


Munoz, Miguel L.
Numismatica Mexicana
Keywords: Vergulde Draeck
Comments: Written in Spanish and English; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Pages: 318
Editions: The first was published by the author in Mexico (1977), in paperback.
Description: This book is a mix of articles covering a wide range of Mexican numismatic topics from the earliest period through the modern period. It includes one shipwreck coin article, “The Shipwreck of the Vergulde Draeke (Gilt Dragon).”


Nesmith, Robert I.
The Coinage of the First Mint of the Americas at Mexico City 1536-1572
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”                                          
Pages: 139
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the American Numismatic Society, New York City (1955) in paperback. It is the ANS's “Numismatic Notes and Monographs No. 131.” A second impression was published by Quarterman Publications, Inc., Lawrence, Massachusetts (1977) in hardback with a dust jacket. The book is now available as a reprographic reprint in a paperback or hardback edition.
Description: This book provides an overview of the Spanish history establishing the mint at Mexico City, the administration of it, the technology utilized, and details the silver and copper coins minted there between 1536 and 1572. The author was the owner of Foul Anchor Archives, a Rye, New York bookstore dedicated to treasure hunting books, and a noted scholar on Spanish American cobs.


Nesmith, Robert I.
The Lima Pieces of George II of England
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 6” x 9”                                          
Pages: 16
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Wayte Raymond, Inc., New York City (1954) in pamphlet form. This pamphlet was sent to regular subscribers of “The Coin Collector's Journal” as part of their yearly subscription.
Description: This pamphlet tells the story of Commodore Anson's capture of a Spanish galleon, and the subsequent mintage of coins in 1745 and 1746 from the silver bullion on board by George II (with “LIMA” stamped on the face of the coins). The author was the owner of Foul Anchor Archives, a Rye, New York bookstore dedicated to treasure hunting books, and a noted scholar on Spanish American cobs.


Oliva, Jose de Yriarte and Leopoldo Lopez-Chave Sanchez
Catalogo de los reales de a Ocho Espanoles
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.75” x 11”                                   
Pages: 205
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Editorial Iber-Amer., SA, Madrid, Spain (1955) in hardback (no dust jacket issued). A second revised edition (stated) was published in 1965 by Editorial Iber-Amer., SA, in hardback (no dust jacket issued). Both editions are numbered.
Description: This book, with an introduction written in both Spanish and English, is an illustrated catalog of Spanish 8 reales coins, from both Spain and its New World colonies. Values are shown, but reflect 1965 prices.


Pradeau, Alberto Francisco
Numismatic History of Mexico
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 7.25” x 10.25”                              
Pages: 194
Editions: The first edition was published by the author in Los Angeles, CA (1938) in hardback (quarter leather). An errata slip is laid in. The book was reprinted by Sanford J. Durst, New York City (1978) in a numbered hardback edition (no dust jacket issued). The printing was limited to 1000 copies.
Description: This book is one of the standard reference works for Spanish cobs minted in Mexico. It includes Mexican coinage from the Pre-Columbian epoch to 1823.


Proctor, Jorge A.
The Forgotten Mint of Colonial Panama
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”                         
Pages: 329
Editions: The first edition (stated) was published by the author, Laguna Hills, California (2005), in hardback (no dust jacket issued) and was limited to 150 copies.
Description: This book provides a look into the production of coins in America during the 16th century and Panama’s Spanish royal house for minting coins.  It is superbly illustrated with photographs and diagrams of each of the known types, denominations and variations of Panamanian cobs.


Raymond, Wayte
Spanish American Gold Coins
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 6” x 9.25”                                          
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition was published by Wayte Raymond, Inc. in New York City (1936) in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book is a listing of the gold coins struck by the Spanish kings in America at the mints in Mexico, Guadalxara, Lima, Potosi, Bogota Popayan, Guatemala, and Santiago.


Restrepo, Jorge Emilio and Joseph R. Lasser
Macuquinas de Colombia - (The Cobs of Colombia, South America)
Comments: Illustrated; written in Spanish
Size: 6.75” x 8.75”                                
Pages: 110
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the authors, Medellin, Colombia (1998) in paperback and is written in Spanish. A revised and expanded edition (not stated) was published in English under the title, “The Cob Coinage of Colombia” by the Pertinax Press, New York City (2000) in hardback (no dust jacket issued).
Description: This book catalogs the gold and silver Spanish cob coins minted in Colombia between 1622 and 1756.


Richards, Jr., Ernest J.
Coins Made or Circulated in Colonial Panama
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”                        
Pages: 30
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Los Amigos de Panama La Vieja, Panama (2007), in paperback.
Description: This pamphlet describes the coinage manufactured in, or circulating in, Panama during the 1500 and 1600’s.  It also tells the history of the Panamanian mint and describes the legends on the coins.


Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”
Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 1 – The 1622 Spanish Treasure Fleet
ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470511
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”                        
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2007), in paperback.
Description: This excellent pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the "Atocha" and "Santa Margarita" shipwrecks of the 1622 Spanish treasure fleet, including the heraldic devices, mints and assayers.  Many coins are pictured, including all 6 specimens of "the first gold coin of the Americas".  The pamphlet also includes some background material on the 1622 Fleet and its salvage.


Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”
Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 2 – The 1654 “Capitana” & 1655 “Almiranta”
ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470528
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”                        
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2007), in paperback.
Description: This outstanding pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the “Capitana” of the 1654 Fleet (“Jesus Maria del la Limpia Concepcion”) and the “Almiranta” of the 1655 Fleet (“Nuestra Senora de las Maravillas”).  The background materials tells how the treasure was originally loaded aboard the “Capitana” in Ecuador, sank, was partially salvaged, was transferred to the “Maravillas”, and sank again off Little Bahama Banks in 1656.  The booklet includes the heraldic devices, mints, assayers, and counter stamps of the coins from both shipwrecks. 


Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”
Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 3 – The 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet
ISBN/ISSN: 0974470538
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”                        
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2006), in paperback.
Description: This excellent pamphlet describes the gold and silver coinage recovered from the 1715 Fleet, including the heraldic devices, mints and assayers.  Many coins are pictured.  It also includes some background material on the 1715 Fleet and its salvage.  


Richards, Ernie “SeaScribe”
Shipwrecks and Their Coins: Volume 4 – The 1740 Dutch East Indiaman “Rooswijk”
ISBN/ISSN: 9780974470542
Comments: Pamphlet; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”                        
Pages: 48
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2008), in paperback.
Description: This well-researched pamphlet describes the the wreck of the “Rooswijk” in 1740 in the Goodwin Sands of England, the coinage and silver bars on board, the heraldic devices on the coins, and compares the “Rooswijk’s cargo to 6 other VOC wrecks carrying Spanish coins and bullion.  Many cobs, pillar dollars, and klippes are pictured.


Seaby Ltd., B.A.
Treasure from the “Hollandia”
Keywords: Hollandia
Comments: Fixed price listing; illustrated
Size: 5” x 8”                                          
Pages: 6
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by B.A. Seaby Ltd., London (probably in 1973). It is printed on a single sheet of paper and folded in two places to make a 6-page catalog.
Description: This 3-fold fixed-price catalog includes 51 coins from the wreck of the “Hollandia.” It is also a teaser for the W.H. Lane & Son “The Hollandia Treasure” auction.


Sedwick, Frank & Daniel
The Practical Book of Cobs
Comments: Illustrated
Size: 5.25” x 8.25”                                
Pages: 81
Editions: The first edition (stated; has gray cover) was published by the author, Maitland, Florida (1987) in paperback. A second edition (stated; white cover) was published in paperback by the author in 1990. The third edition (stated; light yellow cover) was published in paperback by the author and his son, Daniel Sedwick, in Winter Park, Florida (1995).  A fourth and greatly expanded edition was published in 2007 in paperback (254 pages).
Description: This book is one of the standard references on Spanish cob coins of the New World. Both Frank (now deceased) and his son, Daniel, are considered experts in the field.


Sellschopp, Dr. E.A.
Las Acunaciones de las Cecas de Lima, La Plata y Potosi 1568-1651  (The Coin Types of the Mints of Lima, La Plata, and Potosi 1568–1651)
Comments: Written in English and Spanish; includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11.25”
Pages: 159 (plus 58 plates)
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by Association Numismatica Espanola, Barcelona (1971) in paperback with a dust jacket. A second edition was published in 1992 in paperback.
Description: This book describes 561 cobs from the Lima, LaPlata and Potosi mints produced between 1568 and 1651…and has plates showing both sides of each coin described. An excellent reference.


Swiss Bank Corporation
Coins of Peru
Comments: Auction held in Zurich on September 14–15, 1988; illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 9.5”
Pages: 220
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Swiss Bank Corporation, Zurich (1988) in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). Auction #20.
Description: This auction catalog of non-shipwreck coins has become a standard reference book for Peruvian cobs and gold coins. It includes 1336 lots of coins (and a few medals).
 


Swiss Bank Corporation
Collection of Spanish Colonial and Spanish Coins
Comments: Auction held in Zurich on September 14–15, 1988; illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 9.5”                                  
Pages: 118
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Swiss Bank Corporation, Zurich (1991) in hardback with a pictorial binding (no dust jacket issued). Auction #27.
Description: This auction catalog contains the Emilio Oritz collection of Spanish and Spanish Colonial coins.  It includes 446 lots in total, with 24 gold cobs that appear to be from the 1715 Fleet or other shipwrecks.  The catalog is a standard reference book for Spanish Colonial coins. 


Tedesco, Carol
Treasure Coins of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha & the Santa Margarita
ISBN/ISSN: 9780982115183   
Library of Congress: 2010044676
Category: Coins
Keywords: 1622 Fleet, Atocha, Santa Margarita
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 5.5” x 8.5”                        
Pages: 33
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by SeaStory Press, Key West, Florida (2010), in  paperback.
Description: This book is a primer on the coins recovered from the 1622 Fleet.  It includes the history   of the "Spanish dollar", cleaning and grading the coins, the assayers of each mint, and pictures   examples of coins from the Mexico City, Lima, Potosi, Panama City, Santa Fe de Bogota, and Cartagena mints.


Wilson, S.J.
Doits to Ducatons
ISBN/ISSN: 0730936406
Keywords: Batavia
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.25” x 11.75”                              
Pages: 57
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by the Western Australia Museum, Perth (1989) in paperback and is numbered. The printing was limited to 1000 copies.
Description: This book lists and illustrates the coins recovered from the Dutch East Indiaman, “Batavia,” which sank off Western Australia in 1629.

 

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