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spring 2022 auction to offer kellogg and humbert ingot from central america treasure

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Selling a S.S. Central America 136 Ounce Gold Bar

By Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Author: Stack's Bowers Galleries / Thursday, March 24, 2022 / Categories: Did You Know?

​Found in Lot 3204 of the Spring 2022 Auction is a fascinating 136.30 ounce Kellogg & Humbert Assayers gold ingot, which was plated in A California Gold Rush History written by Q. David Bowers. This bar was discovered when the wreck of the S.S. Central America was located at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, where it had remained for more than a century. It is 0.892 purity and had a contemporary value of $2,513.27. Melt value is  over $262,000 at the time of writing (gold spot price of $1,925.60). Bid now on our website at www.stacksbowers.com.