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Silver Atocha bar #616 from Oruro, 43 lb 4.4 oz troy, Class Factor 0.9

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:16,000.00 USD Estimated At:20,000.00 - 30,000.00 USD
Silver Atocha bar #616 from Oruro, 43 lb 4.4 oz troy, Class Factor 0.9
SOLD
24,000.00USD+ (4,800.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Nov 17 @ 12:32UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Silver bar #616 from Oruro, 43 lb 4.4 oz troy, Class Factor 0.9, with markings of manifest CXLIIIII (145), fineness 2380/2400, tax stamps and various owners/shippers (some crossed out), ex-Atocha (1622). 14" x 3-3/4" x 2-1/4". An unusually small bar that is absolutely loaded with bold markings on top, including at least three crossed-out owner/shipper marks and two new ones (the usual MB and diamond-topped TS monograms), at least four clear circular tax stamps of different designs, the manifest number and fineness typically clear and with trace of assayer cartouche, prominent cylindrical assayer's "bite" at one end, nicely toned all over and additionally desirable for its original plastic tag. (Special shipping required; pickup in person recommended.) From the Atocha (1622), with original Fisher plastic tag and photo-certificate #616, and pedigreed to our Auction 22, with original lot-tag #218. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida