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    San Francisco Mint Silver Ingot, 4.96 Ounces
    Type One Hallmark, Small Font, Curved 9s

    San Francisco Mint MS Silver Ingot. 4.96 Ounces. Early 1930s to Mid-1940s. Type One Hallmark. Small Font Serial Number. Curved Stem 9s. 999.5 Fine. On his Silver Ingots website, Ken Conaway points out that this particular series is one of only two (the other being the Type One hallmark, large font serial number, curved stem 9s) where a fineness change occurs. Most of the ingots in this series are found with 999.5 fineness, then it briefly changes to 999.0 in the 700s, then back to 999.5 to finish the series (the highest serial number known is 1342). This is an attractive and original ingot that is uncleaned and shows light to medium density gray patina over all sides. The top side is laid out in the usual fashion: Type One hallmark / 897 / 999.5 / FINE. The weight is impressed on the back (as always) and is almost perfectly centered: 4.96 / OZS. The ingot measures: 32mm x 50 mm x 8mm.

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    Bidding Begins Approx.
    December
    17th Friday
    Auction Dates
    January
    5th-10th Wednesday-Monday
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