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Gold "oro corriente" cut piece with stamp "F" (Ferdinand V of Spain), 15.43 grams, from an unidentif

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Coins: Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:1,650.00 USD Estimated At:1,750.00 - 2,500.00 USD
Gold  oro corriente  cut piece with stamp  F  (Ferdinand V of Spain), 15.43 grams, from an unidentif
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11,000.00USDto jjencek+ (1,925.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Apr 29 @ 14:05UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Gold "oro corriente" cut piece with stamp "F" (Ferdinand V of Spain), 15.43 grams, from an unidentified early 1500s wreck in the Caribbean. Approx. 3/4" x 9/16" x 7/32". Crudely rectangular piece with one long side somewhat rounded (outside edge) but other long side sharply cut, as is also one of the short sides but the other short side is broken off, with one marking on top showing a Gothic F for Ferdinand in a box (toned around edge), the bottom of the whole piece rough and unmarked, rare and popular as used in place of struck gold coins in the early colonies and among the first ever offered from this new source. From an unidentified early 1500s wreck in the Caribbean.