VIRGEN DE LAS MERCEDES BY AES STARTING AT $3.50
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THE CONTEMPORARY BLEND OF THE TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC ROMAN VIRGEN DE LAS MERCEDES WITH A MODERN FLAIR BY ARTIST AES

Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes (Our Lady of Mercy in English) was a Spanish frigate which was sunk by the British off the south coast of Portugal on 5 October 1804 during the Battle of Cape Santa Maria. Odyssey Marine Exploration claim to have discovered the vessel and recovered its treasure in 2007 resulting in a legal challenge from Spain. Odyssey claim to have recovered "over 500,000 silver coins weighing more than 17 short tons (15 t), hundreds of gold coins, worked gold, and other artifacts, it is believed that this recovery constitutes the largest collection of coins ever excavated (actually ruled as an expoliation) from a deep-ocean site.