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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1652)E transitional Type V (rare variety), ex-Mastalir collection.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:70.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 150.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1652)E transitional Type V (rare variety), ex-Mastalir collection.
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120.00USDto floor+ (21.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 30 @ 17:12UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1652)E transitional Type V (rare variety), ex-Mastalir collection. S-P37; KM-A20.5; CT-unl. 17.67 grams. Bold shield and parts of pillars despite heavy corrosion and edge-loss, nice toning. This is one of several unique die varieties within the subtype, according to Mastalir. Pedigreed to the Roberto Mastalir collection, #V.1-A.ad(2)1 in his book (page 131). Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador