1857 S.S. Central America 20.39 grams of gold dust “pinch” Gold Nugget from the California Gold Rush. This enormous quantity of gold dust was offered and sold through an online public auction by Amazon/ Sotheby’s auction sale #584, lot #21308. 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.