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Gold "finger" bar, 466 grams, marked with fineness XVII (17K), twice cut, encrusted with coral, ex-"

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:16,000.00 USD Estimated At:20,000.00 - 40,000.00 USD
Gold  finger  bar, 466 grams, marked with fineness XVII (17K), twice cut, encrusted with coral, ex-
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26,000.00USDto C*******b+ (4,940.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 Nov 02 @ 12:54UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Gold "finger" bar, 466 grams, marked with fineness XVII (17K), twice cut, encrusted with coral, ex-"Golden Fleece wreck" (ca. 1550). 4-3/4" x 1" x 5/8". Somewhat neatly cast with one side flat and other side rounded, the latter stamped with two boxes, each containing XVII, one end of the bar fatter than the other but both neatly sliced/broken with whitish coral impregnating the crevices and adhering to the rounded side, light yellow gold throughout. From the "Golden Fleece wreck" (ca. 1550), with Sedwick photo-certificate from 2006.