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HARRINGTONS METALLURGIST PTY


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ENGELHARD
is pleased to welcome visitors to our Harringtons Metallurgist Pty Definitive Page. While our focus is clearly Engelhard, we recognize that many Engelhard bullion collectors also collect other bars and ingots. As such, we appreciate the opportunity to present important bullion information and look forward to your thoughts and input!  

In the early 1980’s up through the mid-1990’s, Harringtons was  a significant Australian mining and bullion player in its day, with LMBA accreditation along with the likes of The Perth Mint and Johnson Matthey, although the ingots shown below preceded their LMBA designation and evolved when Harringtons was very young in its history.  These ingots, represented in all the common sizes of the larger refiners as well as odd weight ingots, are quickly garnering attention from collectors around the world for their crude beauty, very limited and mostly serialized production of less than 10,000 total ingots, and outright scarcity in today’s market.   


IMAGE WEIGHT
CLASS
OBVERSE REVERSE COMMENTARY SAMPLE
SERIAL
NUMBERS
ESTIMATED
MINTAGE
10z Harrington1oz
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [1 OZ] [9998]
Cast Finish
1oz example produced by Harringtons.Serial
Absent
<250
5oz HAR Serial Absent5oz
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [5 OZS]
Cast Finish5oz example produced by Harringtons.Serial Absent<200
5oz Harrington 19815oz
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [1981] [Serial Number] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [5 OZS]
Cast Finish5oz example produced by Harringtons.000001<50
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[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1981] [Serial Number] [10 OZ]
Cast Finish10oz example produced by Harringtons.000014<100
10oz Harrington10oz
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [10 OZS]
Cast Finish10oz example produced by Harringtons in serial absent variation.Serial
Absent
<500
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[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [10 OZ]
Cast Finish10oz example produced by Harringtons in serial absent variation.  Similar to the above example but lacks the ‘S’ in ‘OZS’Serial Absent<250
10741_hr10.5 kg
[Serial Number] [0.5 kg] [Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] 
Cast Finish0.5 kg example produced by Harringtons.9759<250
02408a-800x600500g
[Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [500. GMS.]
Cast Finish500g example produced by Harringtons.Serial Absent<500
773 GMS Harrington660g
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773g
[Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [773 GMS]
Cast Finish773g example produced by Harringtons, also seen in other random weight class such as 660g.
Serial Absent<250
unnamed-11000g
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1000 GMS]
Cast Finish1000g example in serial absent variation produced by Harringtons.  This variety lacks a production date designation and was originally issued in red velvet presentation bag, pictured.
unnamed-2 10.02.39 AM
Serial Absent<200
screen-shot-2016-10-17-at-8-44-13-am1000g
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [Serial Number] [Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [1000 GMS]
Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons, this variety lacks a production date designation.  Casting mould variations have been observed in this weight class.002457<500
1000g Harrington1000g
[Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [1000 GMS]
Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons.  Casting mould variations have been observed in this weight class.  The document images below indicate that Harringtons provided assay, ingot and refining services to customers for scrap silver.  The ingots produced by customer supplied metals are all believed to have been produced as serial absent variety.  Our thanks to J.M. and C.F. for this information!
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Serial
Absent
<1500
img_6065 image0091000g
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1981] [Serial Number] [Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [1000 GMS]
Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons.  Observed in 1981, 1982 and 1983 production series.  Date stamp location and casting mould variations have been observed in this weight class, pictured.  Our appreciation to C.F. for these keen observations.000265 [1981]
004011 [1981]
000091 [1982]
001665 [1983]
<1000
DCL Silver bar Helmut1000g
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [DCL Counterstamp] [1000 GMS]
Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons with DCL counterstamp.  Casting mould variations have been observed in this weight class.  This example lacks the date and serial assignment.N/A<200
unnamed1000g
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [RHA Counterstamp] [1000 GMS]
Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons with RHA counterstamp.N/A<200
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1000g[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [Serial Number] [DCL Counterstamp] [1000 GMS]Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons.  Casting mould variations have been observed in this weight class, depicted below for reference.  This example lacks the date though includes serial assignment.image006000612
000613
000614
<100
1000 GMS Harrington 1981
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1000g
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1981] [Serial Number] [DCL Counterstamp] [1000 GMS]
Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons.  Casting mould variations have been observed in this weight class.  Note that ingot 000570 demonstrates a letter ‘A’ in a circle on the reverse, possibly added post-production, pictured.000519
000570
000635
000669
001355
004809
002650
005059
<2000
photo1 KILO
[Serial Number] [Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1 KILO]
Cast Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons.0728<250
unnamed1 KILO
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1 KILO]
Cat Finish1000g example produced by Harringtons in serial absent variation.Serial
Absent
<100
50.190 OZ Troy Harrington Serial 100 2 50.190 OZ Troy Harrington Serial 100 550oz
[Weight Class] [OZ TROY] [Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [Serial Number]
Cast FinishApproximate 50oz weight class produced by Harringtons, includes serial number.100<200
49.930oz Harrington Bar new style 4
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50oz
[Weight Class] [OZ TROY] [Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998]
Cast FinishApproximate 50oz weight class produced by Harringtons in serial absent variation.  Known weight class include 49.93oz, 50.04oz and 50.10oz.Serial Absent<250
50oz HAR 198150oz
[Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1981] [Serial Number] [Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [50 OZS]
[HAR Moulded Hallmark]50oz example produced by Harringtons.  Example 000660 is stamped 1981, example 000511 is stamped 1982 and example 000622 is stamped 1983.  We believe the serial number runs are unique to each year.  Some examples issued with brown velvet bag, pictured below.
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000511
000579

000660
000622
001833
<250
50oz Harrington.20 AM copy50oz
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [DCL Counterstamp] [50 OZS]
[HAR Moulded Hallmark]50oz example produced by Harringtons with DCL counterstamp.Serial Absent<250
50oz-harrington-rha-150oz
[Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [RHA Counterstamp] [50 OZS]
[HAR Moulded Hallmark]50oz example produced by Harringtons with RHA counterstamp.Serial Absent<250
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IMG_7303
100oz[Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [100 OZS][HAR Moulded Hallmark]100oz example produced by Harringtons.Serial
Absent
<250
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[Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1981] [Serial Number] [DCL Counterstamp] [100 OZS]
[HAR Moulded Hallmark]100oz example produced by Harringtons with DCL counterstamp.001080<250
100oz-and-50oz-harrington-danny100oz
[Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [1981] [Serial Number] [Aplex Counterstamp] [100 OZS]
[HAR Moulded Hallmark]100oz example produced by Harringtons with Alpex Counterstamp.001182<250
unnamed
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250oz
[Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [Large Harringtons Circular Logo] [250 OZS]
Cast Finish250oz example produced by Harringtons.Serial Absent<100
250HS250oz
[DCL Counterstamp]  [Small Harringtons Circular Logo] [FINE SILVER] [BULLION 9998] [DCL Counterstamp] [250OZS]
Cast Finish250oz example produced by Harringtons with DCL Counterstamp.Serial Absent<100