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Large "plata corriente" cut piece of a silver disk, 144.10 grams, marked with tax stamp of Charles I

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:560.00 USD Estimated At:700.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Large  plata corriente  cut piece of a silver disk, 144.10 grams, marked with tax stamp of Charles I
SOLD
1,600.00USD+ (280.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2017 Nov 02 @ 12:44UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Large "plata corriente" cut piece of a silver disk, 144.10 grams, marked with tax stamp of Charles I of Spain. Roughly 2-3/4" x 1-1/2" x 1/2". This is the largest and heaviest known example of "plata corriente" (marked, circulating pieces of silver) we have ever handled, worth in its time approximately five-and-a-third 8 reales (hence for a larger transaction), somewhat crudely broken from the side of a large disk with uneven surfaces (lots of metal flow), with circular tax stamp showing (C)AROLV(S) in legend, some dark toning, the pitted bottom with lots of orange sediment in crevices.