Dutch East India Trading Co. 1724 Silver Bar Slot Ter Hooge Shipwreck
SHIPWRECK SILVER BAR Dutch East India Trading Co 1724 SLOT TER HOOGE VOC PIRATE GOLD COINS FEATURED IN NATIONAL GEOGRAPHICS! BARS Found (1974) in actual Treasure Chests from SHIPWRECK TREASURE ~ 1724 SLOT TER HOOGE (or Castle Hooge) VOC PIRATE GOLD COINS ESCUDOS SILVER WOW!!! This BAR is HUGE! (Comes with Nat’l Geo COA booklet #n StH/d.d-00-02). Measures in at 5 - 1/2” x 1– 3/4” x 1- 3/4” and weighs in at 1955grams of 98.5% fine Silver with STAMPS of the Middelburg chamber of the VOC (DUTCH EAST INDIA Co.) Zeeland Vereeighte Oostindische Compagnie), from the 1724 Slot Ter Hooge. This BAR was featured in National Geographic COA booklet. There are two deep stamps: a small ROSE (which was the mark of the silver dealers and Silversmiths of Amsterdam, and the a VOC monogram (cartouche) with Z above and M below. These BARS were forged, literally from "Pieces of Eight!" The Dutch East India Trading Co., which was the first Company formed and the Wealthiest on the Planet – today’s values would have put this company’s market Cap at over $3 Trillion (or 3 Apple co’s), they controlled the East Routes and the Trade for most of the World. There are typical depressions with several bias–cuts for adjustment and Assaying. Nicely toned all over. This TREASURE BAR from a 1724 Shipwreck is a piece of History that sailed the Seas and Trading Routes in the Era of Pirates!