Blake & Co.
$218.28 Gold Ingot
Blake & Co., Sacramento. Gold ingot. No. 5225. · $218.28. · 719 Fine · 13.35 Ounces. (CAGB-026) 70 mm. x 21 mm. x 18 mm. Bright yellow gold with a hint of green. Minor depressions are noted in the surfaces as are tiny fissures. A splendid ingot from this famous Sacramento assay office.
The face is stamped NO. 5225 at left, .791 FINE above, and $218.28 below. The back is heavy with a small depression from the mold. Front edge is stamped with the weight, 13.35 OZ, this inverted. Back edge is inscribed BLAKE & CO. Left and right edges are blank, each with a corner trimmed for assay. Net gold weight 10.56 ounces with a value of $20.67 per ounce, the same Mint standard value used by the assayer to evaluate all Blake & Co. gold ingots in the present sale.