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A gold "Tumbaga" bar, cut from a complete ingot, with two royal tax stamps and other marks within incuse squares.
- Made in: South America
- (Americas,South America)
- Excavated/Findspot: Bahamas Channel, shipwreck
- (Americas,Caribbean,Bahamas,Bahamas Channel)
- Length: 118 millimetres
- Width: 30 millimetres
- Weight: 357.1 grammes
Inscription Commentroyal tax stamps of Charles V
Inscription Commenttwo stamps VII
Metallurgical composition: Gold: 43.5%; silver: 6.9%; copper: 49.6%.
Not on display
Sale of Treasures from Spanish Shipwrecks, 28 April 1993, lot 289
Britain, Europe and Prehistory
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Object reference number: MCT12855
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