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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-16, 5 lb 6-1/4 oz av., marked with serial RC, assayer B~Vo and fineness (IU)

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Coins: Shipwreck Ingots Start Price:3,500.00 USD Estimated At:4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
Silver  tumbaga  bar #M-16, 5 lb 6-1/4 oz av., marked with serial RC, assayer B~Vo and fineness (IU)
SOLD
7,500.00USDto Ripcord68+ (1,312.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2015 Apr 29 @ 14:17UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-16, 5 lb 6-1/4 oz av., marked with serial RC, assayer B~Vo and fineness (IU)9CCCC L x x (1970/2400 = 82% fine), from the "Tumbaga wreck" (ca. 1528). 7" x 3" x 7/8". A neatly cast and attractive "flat brick" with small cluster of markings all in one area including a partial circular tax stamp that shows the all-important (C )AR(OLVS), light silver color with toning in markings, diagonal assayer's "bite" in one corner. From the "Tumbaga wreck," sunk ca. 1528 off Grand Bahama Island