Silver Ingot From the Nuestra Senora De Atoch
|Country: # Other countries
||Year issue: 1622
||Sale date: 2007-11-01
Rare coin 1622 year issue - # Other countries. Silver Ingot From the Nuestra Senora De Atocha. On September 6, 1622, the Nuestra Senora De Atocha, a heavily laden treasure ship of King Philip IV sank while returning to Spain during a hurricane off the coast of Florida. It contained 260 people and tons of silver, gold, and other treasure items that had been taken from the Indian tribes of upper Peru (modern Boliva).This lot features a magnificent rectangular silver ingot weighing 73 pounds, 9.12 Ounces (Troy). It measures 14" long x 4.5" wide x 3" high (approximate). The base is stamped with various markings including: serial number, purity of the silver, fineness, tax seal, monogram of the owner/shipper, and various other markings of unknown origin. Coin price 01 November 2007 15000 *.
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