Ingot; silver; rectangular; marked with a series of stamps and date.
- Made in: Spain
- Found/Acquired: The Nuestra Senora de las Maravillas, shipwreck
- (Americas,Caribbean,Bahamas,Bahamas Channel,The Nuestra Senora de las Maravillas)
- Length: 21.1 centimetres
- Width: 4.8 centimetres
- Weight: 1736.5 grammes
See object file for images of two comparable Spanish silver/gold ingots from 16th century.
Christie's Sale of Spanish Art (Treasure from the Maravillas and other works of art) 28 May 1992, lot.118. Recovered from the wreck of the Spanish galleon, the Maravillas, which sunk in the Bahamas Channel on New Years' Day 1656.
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Object reference number: MCT14706
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