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An 18th century Bill of Lading for the Sloop 'Conway' loaded with silver coins dated July 11, 1768


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Inventory ID: 5283

Item Title:

An 18th century Bill of Lading for the Sloop 'Conway' loaded with silver coins dated July 11, 1768


Item Description:

Built in Nantucket, the Sloop Conway, Captained by Robert Elder, was headed from New York to Madeira with a cargo of bees wax along with Spanish silver coins (pistareens) which was the common currency in the Americas during the 18th century. Included inside the frame is an actual pistareen. I have not removed the coin. An interesting and historic item.


Price: $599.00

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