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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer A to right, mintmark RN to left, no pomegranat

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer A to right, mintmark RN to left, no pomegranat
SOLD
1,700.00USDto 3treasures+ (297.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2017 Nov 02 @ 14:07UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer A to right, mintmark RN to left, no pomegranate under escutcheon (1621-22), rare, Grade 1. Restrepo-M41.1; S-C2; KM-3.2; CT-251. 19.29 grams. Very choice full shield with bold mintmark, assayer and king's ordinal IIII (also attractively toned) but cross side heavily pitted, unusual example of how just one side can be protected from the elements. With Fisher photo-certificate #80M-1034-4. Recovered from: Santa Margarita, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida