Hong Kong Shanghai Specie Office silver ingot .999 fitness, about 4.13 OZT/128.5 grams. Rare old poured and die-struck “Queen Vitoria” type in excellent condition, considering the age. FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE U.S. FOR THIS ITEM.
A hard-to-find original “Queen Victoria” type Hong Kong-Shanghai-Specie Office poured silver ingot. A nice rectangular bar with a circular “Queen Vitoria” coin-type die impression on the upper field and silver fitness punches in the lower field. This bar’s punch-marks are more typical of a coin strike at a mint – the portrait is a raised, highly detailed impression that was left by a hard strike by a steel die. The force required to leave such a sharp design has to be much greater than needed for a more common “imprinted” stamp typically found on common silver bars.
The ingot measures about 54.3 mm by 35.5 mm at the widest point; it is about 7.2 mm thick; the pour is perfectly even without blemishes or depressions. Fitness stamp 999 is between the stamps “Victoria Regina” – royal crown VR stamp and PURE SILVER in Chinese characters. The bar weights 4.535 oz / 128.5 grams / 4.13 Troy oz (verified). Excellent overall condition with attractive light-gray with goldish-purple overtones patina; I just couldn’t get all the shades correctly on my camera. The ingot has a nice smooth “as made” texture; there are no typical nicks, dings, or chop marks. Not cleaned or tampered with; these are the actual photos.
Not a later reproduction or a copy – this rare Hong Kong Shanghai Specie Office silver ingot is guaranteed to be genuine or your money back. Due to US customs restrictions related to the shipment of silver bars overseas, we will not ship this item internationally, sorry.
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FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE U.S. FOR THIS ITEM
Due to US customs restrictions related to the shipment of silver bars overseas, we will not ship this item internationally, sorry.