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Silver "barreton" ingot #923, 16 lb 5.76 oz troy, Class Factor 0.6.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Coins: Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:6,500.00 USD Estimated At:7,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD
Silver  barreton  ingot #923, 16 lb 5.76 oz troy, Class Factor 0.6.
SOLD
7,600.00USD+ (1,140.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2011 Oct 25 @ 15:11UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Silver "barreton" ingot #923, 16 lb 5.76 oz troy, Class Factor 0.6. Approx. 13-7/8" x 2-1/2" x 1-1/4". Amongst the huge loaves of silver on this wreck were some smaller "rails" of silver known as "barretones," like this one, which shows a clear fineness IIUCCCLXXX (2380/2400) and 3 large circular tax stamps with parts of PHILIPPVS visible, diagonal assayer's "bite" in one corner, the surfaces somewhat corroded but the low Class Factor also due to the fact that the smaller "barretones" were considered less desirable by the evaluators in Key West, despite the fact that smaller bars are more affordable and portable. From the Atocha (1622, with Fisher photo-certificate #1100.