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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-92, 8.07 lb av, marked with two finenesses IV II X L (1240/2400) and iVCCC L

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Silver  tumbaga  bar #M-92, 8.07 lb av, marked with two finenesses IV II X L (1240/2400) and iVCCC L
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Silver "tumbaga" bar #M-92, 8.07 lb av, marked with two finenesses IV II X L (1240/2400) and iVCCC L X (1360/2400), plus serial number R C and assayer B~Vo and partial tax stamp, ex-"Tumbaga Wreck," Garcia-Barneche Plate. 13-1/2" x 3-1/2" x 1/2". Long, flat rectangular bar with two sets of markings representing different assays (in two different time periods, manifest in Common Caroline and Roman Square fonts), both on the bottom (the top attractively rough from metal flow), with one to left of center and the other to right along with serial number and assayer, also with partial circular tax stamp near that end, crude diagonal assayer's "bite" in corner at other end, mostly toned. From the "Tumbaga Wreck" (ca. 1528), with Sedwick photo-certificate and 1st edition of Agustin Garcia-Barneche's book The "Tumbaga" Saga (2010), in which this bar is pictured on page 105. Recovered from: "Tumbaga Wreck," sunk ca. 1528 off Grand Bahama Island