14 December 2000
Kellogg and Humbert
$253.30 Gold Ingot
Kellogg and Humbert. Gold ingot. · No. 752. · $253.30. · 732 Fine. · 16.74 Ounces. (CAGB-574). Length 42.2 mm. Width: 52.5 mm. Depth: 15.7 mm. Face: No. 752 16.74 OZ 732 FINE $253.30 with final letter of FINE partially off the edge of the face and the lower right corner truncated by assayer's cut. Back: 752 with top right corner truncated by assayer's cut. Front edge is blank with top right corner truncated by assayer's cut. Top edge is blank with top left corner truncated by assayer's cut. Left edge is blank with lower left corner truncated by assayer's cut. Right edge: KELLOGG & HUMBERT in prepared rectangular punch that barely fits the space allotted. Pale yellow gold gives the appearance of a heavy silver content with only light discoloration on edges.
Some pitting on face, as made. An historical ingot, displaying the mixed silver and gold metal that was preponderant in many areas of the gold regions. Attractive, without defect and important. Gold ingots with a fairly high silver content were called unparted ingots.
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