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Large silver ingot #295 from Potosi, 80 lb troy, Class Factor 0.8, with markings of manifest IIIUCCC

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Large silver ingot #295 from Potosi, 80 lb troy, Class Factor 0.8, with markings of manifest IIIUCCC
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28,000.00USD+ (5,320.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 Nov 01 @ 13:20UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Large silver ingot #295 from Potosi, 80 lb troy, Class Factor 0.8, with markings of manifest IIIUCCCXCIX (3399), fineness IIUCCCLXXX (2380/2400), owner/shipper, silvermaster and tax stamps, ex-Atocha (1622). 14-1/4" x 4-1/2" x 3-1/2". A bit worn but with bold (and lengthy) manifest number above nearly complete circular tax stamp, with faint but certain fineness below, all around the usual double-scoop assayer's "bite", with very bold owner/shipper A in one corner and V for silvermaster de Vreder in another corner, with the usual diagonal slash in a different corner, nicely toned all over. From the Atocha (1622), with original Fisher certificate #85A-S295. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida