Heaviest Brazilian gold currency ingot produced at the Vila Rica foundry sold at Heritage Auctions

Posted by Derek Sawchenko on

Brazilian 7 oz gold ingot obverse and reverse with engraving.

This massive gold ingot is from 1814 and weighs 217.90 grams or 7.68 ounces and is 99 x 19mm. $264,000 was paid for the heaviest of 43 Brazilian gold currency ingots produced at the Vila Rica foundry. 

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