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Iron roundshot (6-pounder) in encrustation, British, with broad arrow mark, Revolutionary War era (1

Currency:USD Category:Artifacts / Non-wreck Artifacts Start Price:160.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Iron roundshot (6-pounder) in encrustation, British, with broad arrow mark, Revolutionary War era (1
SOLD
410.00USDto 20morgan+ (61.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2012 Apr 11 @ 13:07UTC-4 : AST/EDT
Iron roundshot (6-pounder) in encrustation, British, with broad arrow mark, Revolutionary War era (1777). 9 lb, 7" in diameter overall. Highly desirable artifact from the Revolutionary War battle of Ft. Mifflin (1777), with all but about 10% of the ball exposed to show a large (distinctive) arrow marking next to a circular pit, minimal corrosion but some cracking, the rest of the ball embedded in a sizable chunk of impacted sand and oxidation, quite an interesting display with historical importance and pedigree. Found in the Delaware River near the site of Ft. Mifflin (Philadelphia, PA), with photo-certificate.

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