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Half-cut of a gold "finger" bar, 439 grams, with two markings of fineness XVII (17K) inside box, fro

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:14,000.00 USD Estimated At:17,500.00 - 35,000.00 USD
Half-cut of a gold  finger  bar, 439 grams, with two markings of fineness XVII (17K) inside box, fro
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27,000.00USDto goldandsilver+ (4,725.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 May 15 @ 18:28UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Half-cut of a gold "finger" bar, 439 grams, with two markings of fineness XVII (17K) inside box, from the "Golden Fleece wreck" (ca. 1550). 4" x 1" x 5/8". Solid portion of a standard (neatly formed) ingot with both fineness markings full and clear on the rounded bottom, the flat top somewhat sunken in (as made) and partially coated with white and brownish encrustation, the cut end half chiseled and half broken with white encrustation impregnating the rough part, light yellow gold throughout. From the "Golden Fleece wreck" (ca. 1550). With photo-certificate.