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Latitude 50° 21.320 N
Longitude 004° 08.960 W
Accuracy 100m
Object Class Specie
Object Type Manilla
Material Metal : Copper alloy
Description Large manilla
Collect Method Recovered
Width 86mm
Height 82mm
Weight 200g
Condition Good
Completeness 100%
Location Description East of Drakes Island
Seabed type Sand
Provisional Date Unknown

Manilla (10A07)

A large copper alloy manilla or slave token found by a diver east of Drakes Island.

The picture below shows this manilla on the left alongside a smaller manilla recovered from the wreck of the Douro in the Isles of Scilly. The main part of the manilla is 18.4mm in diameter at the sides reducing to 9.2mm diameter in the centre. The end faces are 27mm by 30mm in size.

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Manilla (10A07)

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