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Lima, Peru, cob 8 reales, "Star of Lima," 1659V, rare.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:900.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Lima, Peru, cob 8 reales,  Star of Lima,  1659V, rare.
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Lima, Peru, cob 8 reales, "Star of Lima," 1659V, rare. S-L5; KM-18.1; CT-262. 19.8 grams. Bold and well-centered strike, with full pillars-and-waves and crown and cross-lions-castles, .V. to left and .8. to right of pillars with large star above LIMA above the date in between, contrastingly toned, but moderately corroded all over. With Florida Division of Historical Resources plastic tag (yellow) #13,180. Recovered from: "Jupiter wreck" (San Miguel el Arcangel), sunk in 1659 off the east coast of Florida