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Costa Rica, 4 reales, 1846JB, 1-real counterstamp (Type IV) with "4" countermark on a Potosi cob 4 r

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Costa Rica, 4 reales, 1846JB, 1-real counterstamp (Type IV) with  4  countermark on a Potosi cob 4 r
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Costa Rica, 4 reales, 1846JB, 1-real counterstamp (Type IV) with "4" countermark on a Potosi cob 4 reales, 1765(?), extremely rare, NGC Good details / holed, c/s VF standard, ex-Stuart. KM-unl. 13.12 grams. Crude host with most of date visible on pillars side next to the counterstamp (KM lists no Potosi hosts at all, nor can we find another), the stamp on the other side weaker but with bold countermark (clear vertical "4R" on large 4 against field of lines in square), lightly toned, with large hole (distorted from wear) near edge as usual, first of this type we have ever offered. Pedigreed to the Richard Stuart collection (stated on label). NGC #5908054-002.