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Madrid, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer backwards B (1642), rare, Plate Coin in Calicó-Trigo

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Madrid, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer backwards B (1642), rare, Plate Coin in Calicó-Trigo
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Madrid, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer backwards B (1642), rare, Plate Coin in Calicó-Trigo. CT-247. 27.1 grams. A very impressive piece, with choice full cross and shield on a very thick planchet, the all-important assayer below vertical mintmark MD to left very clear, AXF with attractive subtle toning. Pedigreed to the Ponterio auction of 7/29/99, lot #869, with lot-tag, and also Plate Coin #247 in Numismática española, 9th edition (Calicó-Trigo, 1998).