Shipwreck Databases Western Australian Museum

EL - Shilling (1835)



Coin Heritage

Soverign Issuer George IV

Coin TypeShilling

Country of OriginGreat Britain

Date 1835

Coin Details

Weight 4.36g

Museum Reference

Map of shipwreck


Driven ashore in a gale. Lies at the foot of Warton Road Cottesloe. Normally buried in sand. Wreckage is visible between the shore and an outlying reef. A cannon, one of a number on board remains at the SW corner of the reef. Others were recovered in the 1960s.