1857 S.S. Central America 12.3 grams Gold Nugget from the California Gold Rush. This nugget was offered and sold through an online public auction by Amazon/ Sotheby’s auction #292, lot #19941. Accordingly, it is from the insurer’s portion of the recovery. It is a very significant item from this historical shipwreck.
As previously specified, alongside the bars and coins, there was a large number of nuggets recovered from the shipwreck of the S.S. Central America, which sank in 1857.