1715 Spanish Plate Fleet - Very Rare - Oval Cabochon Dark Purple Amethyst - 22k gold

One of a kind - rectangular purple amethyst 22kt gold

History: This gold ring was recovered from the wreck of the 1715 Spanish Plate Fleet. It was likely worn, or intended to be worn, by royalty or a member of the clergy, as the color purple was reserved for nobility and high clergy. 

Provenance: From the Captain Michael C. Maguire Collection, some of which appeared on the Travel Channel in 2003-2005.  Recovery near Corrigan's Site, 1715 Fleet. 

Size: 5  

Weight: 3.58 grams total

 

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