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Lima, Peru, 1/4 real, Philip II, assayer R (Rincon) to left, legends HIS / SPANIARVM, very rare, ex-

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Lima, Peru, 1/4 real, Philip II, assayer R (Rincon) to left, legends HIS / SPANIARVM, very rare, ex-
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Lima, Peru, 1/4 real, Philip II, assayer R (Rincon) to left, legends HIS / SPANIARVM, very rare, ex-Jones (Plate Coin). S-L1; KM-1; Cal-761. 0.43 gram. Thin and corroded from salvage (like nearly all known specimens) but with all of the legends and inner details full and sharp (which is rare), overall VF with dark, contrasting toning. Pedigreed to the Dr. Peter Jones collection, plated on page 132 of his book The First Coins of the Americas (2020).