Large brass religious medallion.

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Large brass religious medallion.
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Large brass religious medallion. 3.1 grams, 1-1/4" tall. One of 4 designs of religious medallions found on this wreck, according to Bill Seliger in his book Isla El Muerto and the Treasures of the Consolación (2008), on page 129 of which you can see a picture of one just like this piece, with Latin legends that read (translated) "Conception without sin" on the obverse around the Virgin Mary and "Be praised the holiest sacrament" on the reverse around 2 angels and a representation of the holy sacrament, this example in super condition with all details clear and practically uncorroded, minor dark encrustation here and there, the loop at top missing. With ROBCAR certificate #B090001. Recovered from: Consolación (“Isla de Muerto shipwreck”), sunk in 1681 off Santa Clara Island, Ecuador