14 December 2000
$496.00 Gold Ingot
Henry Hentsch, San Francisco. Gold ingot. · No. 3130. · $496.00. · 890 Fine. · 26.96 Oz. (CAGB-217)
Length: 44.5 mm. Width: 67.1 mm. Depth: 16.6 mm. Face: No. 3130 890 FINE / Hy. HENTSCH / Oz. 26.96 $496.00. Back: 3130. All other edges plain. Assayer's cuts at upper left corner of face and lower right corner of front edge. Bright and lustrous yellow gold free of surfaces adherents. A very impressive piece of American Gold Rush history, as beautiful as it is important.
Until the discovery of the S.S. Central America treasure no ingots of assayer Hentsch were available.
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