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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-136, 2801 grams, stamped with fineness LV9cccc (1900/2400), serial RLXXX and

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:2,800.00 USD Estimated At:3,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD
Silver  tumbaga  bar #M-136, 2801 grams, stamped with fineness LV9cccc (1900/2400), serial RLXXX and
SOLD
8,000.00USDto jrobin9627+ (1,400.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2018 May 15 @ 13:07UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-136, 2801 grams, stamped with fineness LV9cccc (1900/2400), serial RLXXX and assayer B~Vo, from the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528). 13-3/8" x 3-1/2" x 7/16". Thin and neatly formed ingot with relatively smooth top punctuated by pits from gas bubbles or burnt-off charcoal, clear markings in one cluster on bottom, crude rectangular assayer's "bite" in one corner, minimal surface corrosion. As time has gone by since their discovery in 1992, these "tumbaga" ingots have become ever more appreciated for their rarity and importance as hard evidence of the confiscation of silver from Mexican natives by Spanish conquistadors. From the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528).