Starting Price: 22 000 USD
Price realized: 40 500 USD
Large silver bar #247, 89 lb 0.5 oz troy, Class Factor 0.8, with markings of manifest 335, fineness 2380/2400 and mine/date cartouche ORVRO / 162(1), from the Atocha (1622). 15" x 4-3/4" x 3-1/2". Another very large ingot with a wealth of markings including owners/shippers CSfZRO (Crespo) and monogrammed TRSo (Vargas, somehow), manifest CCCXXXV, fineness IIUCCCLXXX, silvermaster V (de Vreder) and various partial tax stamps and mine/date cartouche, all lightly toned with minor surface corrosion, plus the usual cylindrical assayer's "bite" at one end, impressive in size and amount of markings. From the Atocha (1622), with Fisher photo-certificate #85A-S247.