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Lima, Peru, cob 1/2 real, Philip IV, "Star of Lima" type (very rare), date and assayer not visible (

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Lima, Peru, cob 1/2 real, Philip IV,  Star of Lima  type (very rare), date and assayer not visible (
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Lima, Peru, cob 1/2 real, Philip IV, "Star of Lima" type (very rare), date and assayer not visible (1659 V). S-L5; KM-unl; Cal-545. 1.09 grams. Very rare coin from the wreck with a distinctive style of monogram and lions and castles to denote the type, thin from corrosion yet both the monogram and cross are still visible. With original ROBCAR photo-certificate #M007289 (erroneously attributed as Potosi and as a two-coin clump). Recovered from: Consolacion, sunk in 1681 off Santa Clara Island, Ecuador