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Lima, Peru, cob 1 real, 1659V, "Star of Lima," choice.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - World Start Price:560.00 USD Estimated At:700.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Lima, Peru, cob 1 real, 1659V,  Star of Lima,  choice.
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Lima, Peru, cob 1 real, 1659V, "Star of Lima," choice. S-L5. 3.1 grams. Very big flan (much closer to round than usual), with full but slightly off-center pillars-and-waves, assayer to left, denomination to right and *-LIMA-1659 in center (scarcer 5-pointed star), most of king's name in legend, very choice full cross-lions-castles and tressure, nicely toned and high grade with only minute traces of corrosion. Recovered from: San Miguel el Arcangel ("Jupiter wreck"), sunk in 1659 off the east coast of Florida.