Silver "splash" ingot #20, 1309 grams, with 2 tax stamps.

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Silver  splash  ingot #20, 1309 grams, with 2 tax stamps.
1,350.00USD+ (202.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2011 Oct 28 @ 21:08UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Silver "splash" ingot #20, 1309 grams, with 2 tax stamps. 5-1/2" to 6" in diameter, up to 1/2" thick. From a metallurgical standpoint it is curious to compare this typical "splash" ingot in refined silver to the previous "tumbaga" ingots, as this "splash" is typically thinner, brighter, and more corroded, with a couple prominent "mountains" on the top where the poured silver dripped onto the surface, this specimen with faint but discernible crowned-C tax stamps and patch of coral on edge. From the "Golden Fleece wreck" (ca. 1550), with original Sedwick certificate from 2006.