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Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1664 date to right, assayer PoRS to left, with "Golden Fleece" count

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Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1664 date to right, assayer PoRS to left, with  Golden Fleece  count
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Bogota, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1664 date to right, assayer PoRS to left, with "Golden Fleece" countermark (Brabant, Spanish Netherlands, 1652-72, 48 patards) on shield side, very rare, PCGS VF30, ex-Eldorado, Restrepo Plate Coin. Host: S-B7; Restrepo-M46.38; Cal-1562; KM-7.1; c/m: Delm-324. 26.82 grams. Very thick, small-diameter flan with bold full pillars and full shield, the former with clear assayer to left and full date to right (also with full mintmark NoR in center) and the latter with cross-of-dots ornament to left and denomination IIIV [sic] vertically to right, the nearly full but typically shallow countermark in the center on that side, also with natural lacuna at top right, contrastingly toned on fields all over. Note: Due to the coin's central thickness, there is a stress-fracture in the plastic in the center of the pillars side (not a flaw in the coin itself). Pedigreed to the Eldorado collection (Stack's Bowers auction of January 2018, lot #11044), and Plate Coin on page 83 of Restrepo's Coins of Colombia (2012). PCGS #85760594.