SHIPWRECK TREASURE BAR SILVER 1753 (Christie's 1986) BREDENHOF FLEET COA PIRATE
SHIPWRECK TREASURE BAR 1753 VOC WOW!!! This BAR is HUGE! Previously in CHRISTIE'S Auction Dec.1986 and Spinks 1984! FULL Chamer Stamp & Assayer's Cartouche!!!
Wrecked June 6th, 1753 in Mozambique channel.1
Measures in at 6” x 1– 1/2” x 1- 1/2” and weighs in at 1148 grams of fine Silver with STAMPS "ZVOC/M" of the VOC (DUTCH EAST INDIA Co.) and Assayer Engelsen, from the Bredenhof of 1753. The a VOC monogram (cartouche) with Z above and M below (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 1753 Shipwreck is a piece of History that sailed the Seas and Trading Routes in the Era of Pirates!