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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1622, assayer not visible (A to right), mintmark RN to left, no p

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:600.00 USD Estimated At:700.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1622, assayer not visible (A to right), mintmark RN to left, no p
SOLD
1,000.00USDto igydoc+ (195.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 12:32UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1622, assayer not visible (A to right), mintmark RN to left, no pomegranate below Portugal in shield, rare, Grade-2 quality but no certificate or tag. Restrepo-M41.1; S-C2; KM-3.2; CT-251. 17.06 grams. Choice full shield and cross, nearly full crown, full mintmark RN and clear date, minimal surface corrosion with nicely contrasting toning but some edge loss, overall a very attractive specimen of the rare first type of Colombia. Pedigreed to the Charles Eidel collection, reportedly purchased from Kane Fisher without tag or certificate. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida