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Auction Closes At: 11:42:00 10/14/2021
Time Remaining: Closed
Lot# & Name: 381. Large Sunken Treasure Silver Ingot from the Maravillas
Estimate: $45,000-$60,000
Current High Bid: $20,000.00
Auction Closed(Final Price) $20,000.00

Category: Collectibles
Sub Category: Miscellaneous
Culture or Country: Probably mined in the city of Potosi, (modern-day Bolivia).
Period: Ca. 1655.
Size: 92 troy pounds. 15-1/2L. x 5W. x 3-1/2H.

Description: Massive silver ingot recovered from the Nuestra Senora De Las Maravillas which sank on the Little Bahama Bank, after colliding with another ship in her fleet on January 4, 1656. The Maravillas was another treasure galleon of King Philip IVs Tierra Firme Fleet. Several stamped markings and monograms, probably indicating the owner or shipper. Various other marks were made by various handlers and shippers recording their transaction with the bar.
Provenance: Private NYC collection, acquired Arte Primitivo, auct. 54, lot 127, ex. The Estate of Wallace Katz, NYC. A Certificate of Authenticity from Marex, signed by Herbert Humphreys, Jr. included with this lot.
Shipping Fee:
National: $165.00
International: $350.00 (This is approximate and for Postal Service. Prices may vary, especially for private carriers such as: FEDEX, UPS and BAX).

Large Sunken Treasure Silver Ingot from the Maravillas

BIDDER BID QTY Original Bid Time
1. treasurebidder $20,000.00 1 10/14/2021 10:32:49 AM

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