.70 Grams Espadarte Shipwreck of 1558 Gold Nugget CO 186

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 9 x 6 x 3mm
Weight (carats) 3.5 carats
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THIS GOLD NUGGET WAS SALVAGED FROM THE ESPADARTE SHIPWRECK OFF THE COAST OF MOZAMBIQUE BY THE SALVAGE OPERATOTS OF THE ARQUEONAUTAS COMPANY.

HISTORY AT THE END OF THE 16th CENTURARY THE PORTUGUESE STARTED TO TRADE IN AFRICA AND SURPASSED THE ARABS AS THE MAIN TRADERS IN THIS REGION.

THE ARABS TRADED OFF MOZAMBIQUE WITH THE FAMOUS WEALTHY KINGDOM OF MONOMOTAPA

THE PORTUGUES MAINLY TRADED IN SPICES, IVORY AND OF COURSE GOLD.

A TEAM OF DIVERS FROM ARQUEONAUTAS RECOVERED A SMALL AMOUT OF GOLD FROM THE ESPARDARTE SHIPWRECK OF 1558 IN THE BAY OF IIHA DE MOCAMBIQUE

THIS NUGGET IS IN A DISPLAY CONTAINER 17 MM DIAMETER

THIS NUGGET IS SUPPLIED WITH COPY OF CERTIFICATE TO COVER LISTINGS ONLY FROM CO 175 TO CO 217

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