Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Early Series," assayer P over erased Latin R at bott
Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Mexico Silver
Start Price:4,000.00 USD
Estimated At:4,000.00 - 6,000.00 USD
NOT SOLD (BIDDING OVER)
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WAS NOT SOLD, auction date was 2016 Nov 12 @ 14:30UTC-5 : EST/CDT
Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Early Series," assayer P over erased Latin R at bottom between pillars, PLVS in rhomboid panel, extremely rare, encapsulated NGC XF 45. Nesmith-unl; S-M4; CT-70. 12.5 grams. Broad flan with full details but small part of edge lost to corrosion as probably from the "Golden Fleece wreck" of ca. 1550, nicely brown-toned all over, with hints of luster. This is an important issue showing a re-used die of assayer R and providing a chronological linkage between the two assayers. Pedigreed to the Stack's Bowers auction of August 2015 (lot #31003).
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