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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-105, 3595 grams, marked with assayer B~Vo, serial RC, fineness IVCC L (1250/

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:3,200.00 USD Estimated At:4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
Silver  tumbaga  bar #M-105, 3595 grams, marked with assayer B~Vo, serial RC, fineness IVCC L (1250/
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9,000.00USDto PARATROOPER+ (1,710.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 May 02 @ 13:14UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-105, 3595 grams, marked with assayer B~Vo, serial RC, fineness IVCC L (1250/2400, 52.08% fine) and several partial tax stamps, ex-"Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528), Garcia-Barneche Plate. 12-1/2" x 4" x 1/2". A wide, flat bar with fairly smooth top surface showing bold markings in center (the small partial tax stamps more toward ends), slightly raised area to right, rough and darkly toned bottom, chevron-shaped assayer's "bite" in one corner. As noted in Armstrong, this bar is a mold-mate with M-106. From the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528), plated on page 108 of Agustin Garcia-Barneche's The Tumbaga Saga, 2nd edition (2018), also pedigreed to our Auction #7, lot #159, with photo-certificate.