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Bogotá, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1651PoRMS, rare and choice, Plate Coin in The Practical Book of Cobs

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Bogotá, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1651PoRMS, rare and choice, Plate Coin in The Practical Book of Cobs
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Bogotá, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1651PoRMS, rare and choice, Plate Coin in The Practical Book of Cobs (4th edition, 2007). S-B7, KM-7.1, CT-526. 25.8 grams. Pristine (Mint State) details on both sides, no doubling, well centered, and also no corrosion, very bold and full assayer PoRMS but lacking a clear date (barely readable as 1651) on the other side of the pillars, darkly toned and very solid. Plate Coin on page 133 of The Practical Book of Cobs (4th edition, 2007). Recovered from: Vergulde Draeck (“Gilt Dragon”), sunk in 1656 off Western Australia