Craig, Alan K. and Ernest J. Richards, Jr.
Keywords: 1554 Fleet, 1715 Fleet, Atocha, 1622 Fleet, Maravillas, Tumbaga Bars, El Nuevo Constante
Comments: Includes a bibliography; illustrated
Size: 8.5” x 11”
Editions: The first edition (not stated) was published by EN RADA Publications, West Palm Beach, Florida (2003) in paperback and was limited to 750 copies.
Description: This scholarly book describes the gold, silver, copper and tumbaga bars found on the 1554 Fleet (Padre Island), the 1715 Fleet, the “Atocha” (with an appendix detailing each bar salvaged), the “Maravillas,” the “El Nuevo Constante” wreck, and the Los Mimbres wreck off Little Bahamas Island where the tumbaga bars were found. This is the only book on precious metal bars from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries.