Two gold coins on display at the Wakeman House, ca. 1968

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Material Information

Title:
Two gold coins on display at the Wakeman House, ca. 1968
Series Title:
Wakeman House, Large Block and Lot Photographs
Physical Description:
Photograph
Publisher:
Florida State News Bureau
Publication Date:
Physical Location:
Box: 3-5
Folder: B28 L1 FLORIDA STATE CENTER/HERITAGE HOUSE

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Saint Augustine (Fla.)
11 King Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Wakeman House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Florida Heritage House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage:
North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 11 King Street
Coordinates:
29.892097 x -81.311584

Notes

General Note:
Front: STATE OF FLORIDA; DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION; FLORIDA NEWS BUREAU; TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA; These eight escudo gold coins were part of the $2 million Spanish treasure salvaged off Florida's east coast. Coin on right shows the face, bearing the crest of King Philip V, and on left is the reverse side showing a Jerusalem cross. Noe on the face, 1702 is the date, OXM indicates it was produced at the Mexico City mint, L identifies the assayer and VIII shos it is an eight escudo. The inscription "PHILIPPVS V DEI G HISPANIARVM ET INDIARVM REX" translates to "Phillip V, by the Grace of God, 1702 King of Spain and the Indies." One escudo equalled about $2.; Back: PHOTOGRAPHY BY; FLORIDA STATE NEWS BUREAU; TALLAHASSEE; "F. S. N. B." CREDIT APPRECIATED; 640399
General Note:
UFHSA Government House Research Collections

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
B28-L1
System ID:
USACH00433:00007

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