Money Chain Gold Electroplated "Atocha Museum Quality" Shipwreck Treasure Jewelry
MONEY CHAIN 22kt GOLD PLATED 26” 106gm “ATOCHA MUSEUM QUALITY” JEWELRY 1715 FLEET ESCUDOS This museum quality hand crafted (professional Blacksmith quality) is approx. 26” long and weighs 106 grams of Pure Silver and 22kt GOLD plated. The Money Chains we have seen sell of approximately this size have realized between $125,000 and almost $400,000 each in auction. Also, there are only a couple known in the world; but here’s your chance to own a museum quality reproduction piece that has the weight and feel of an actual Money Chain (also known as Wedding Chain, since each of the two families (normally Royal families) each gave the bride and groom a Chain, which were joined in the middle by a large Gold ring. There are two different link types (once twisted and one oval cross cut), and only one link type has a cut placed in each of the twisted links. These “Money Chains” were Exempt from Royal Taxes (20%); therefore, becoming very popular and then used to pay / trade with merchants by simply twisting the links for the amount you wanted to use to purchase goods. This beautiful piece is part of our PirateGoldCoins Collection aka “1715 FLEET Collection.” (These Money Chain are available with hooking clasps similar to that time period and also in varying sizes upon request).