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Small "tumbaga" silver bar ("half-brick" shape) #M-40, 2454 grams, stamped with assayer/fineness IVI

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:3,000.00 USD Estimated At:4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
Small  tumbaga  silver bar ( half-brick  shape) #M-40, 2454 grams, stamped with assayer/fineness IVI
SOLD
3,750.00USDto bigwave923+ (656.25) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2017 May 03 @ 13:34UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Small "tumbaga" silver bar ("half-brick" shape) #M-40, 2454 grams, stamped with assayer/fineness IVIIIL with small x's above and below (1350/2400 fine) plus defaced old assay marks consisting of assayer B~Vo, serial number RC and fineness iUCCCXC (1390/2400 fine), plus two partial tax stamps, from the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528). 7-3/4" x 2-3/4" x 3/4". Neatly rectangular with one side bubbly but the other side smooth and graced with old markings of B~Vo hammered out and replaced with new-style markings and lower fineness, consistent with two diagonal assayer's "bites" in the same corner, lightly toned and well preserved. From the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528).

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