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Two real coin from Mexico, excavated from the wreck site of the VERGULDE DRAECK

Date: c 1650
Dimensions:
Overall: 5.31 g, 23 mm
Medium: Silver
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Transferred from Australian Netherlands Committee on Old Dutch Shipwrecks
Classification:Coins and medals
Object Name: Coin
Object No: 00048858
Place Manufactured:México
Related Place:Ledge Point,

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    SignificanceAssociated with the oldest Dutch shipwreck discovered on the Australian coast this silver coin is representative of European presence near the Australian continent in the 17th century.
    Additional Titles

    Collection title: ANCODS (Australian Netherlands Committee on Old Dutch Shipwrecks) collection

    Assigned title: Two real coin from Mexico

    Web title: Two real coin from Mexico, excavated from the wreck site of the VERGULDE DRAECK

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