GT3184 - Copper/brass
Vergulde Draak (Draeck) (Gilt Dragon)
Decorative, cast copper alloy (bronze or brass) object. Possibly part of an ornate officer’s buckle.
Site Area Code Mid-West
Number of Items 1
Registration Number 3184
The Vergulde Draeck (Gilt Dragon) sailed from Texel bound for Batavia (Jakarta), under Pieter Albertsz carrying trade goods and eight chests of silver to the value of 78,6000 guilders. On 28 April 1656 the Gilt Dragon was wrecked just south of Ledge Point. 75 of the 193 made it to shore. A small boat was sent with the Understeersman and six others to Batavia ( now Jakarta) arriving 40 days...
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