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Small "tumbaga" silver bar ("half-brick" shape) #M-42, 2489 grams, stamped with assayer B~Vo, serial

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:3,500.00 USD Estimated At:4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
Small  tumbaga  silver bar ( half-brick  shape) #M-42, 2489 grams, stamped with assayer B~Vo, serial
SOLD
4,750.00USDto outyonderway+ (926.25) 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-42, 2489 grams, stamped with assayer B~Vo, serial number RCXXX and fineness 9CCCLXXX (880/2400 fine) plus partial tax stamp, from the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528). 7-1/4" x 3-1/4" x 3/4". Very neatly rectangular, with full markings next to a curious, round "knob" (partially melted object?) on that side, sharply diagonal assayer's "bite" in one corner, lightly toned and relatively uncorroded. From the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528).