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Contraband silver "wedge" ingot from the 1733 Fleet.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Bullion Start Price:560.00 USD Estimated At:700.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Contraband silver  wedge  ingot from the 1733 Fleet.
NOT SOLD (BIDDING OVER)
560.00USD+ (106.40) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2009 Apr 13 @ 15:14UTC-4 : AST/EDT
All items are genuine unless noted. Most shipwreck coins and artifacts come with a certificate of authenticity (please check the description for each item).
Contraband silver "wedge" ingot from the 1733 Fleet. 760 grams, about 4" radius, 2" tall. A nearly fully encrusted wedge of silver (fineness unknown), the usual form for contraband (as a whole "pie" of wedges fit neatly in the bottom of a barrel), the encrustation as much as 3/8" thick in places and showing small pieces of wood and iron in addition to shell bits, all dark in color, a great display.