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Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Early Series," assayer P to right, mintmark M to lef

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Mexico Silver Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna,  Early Series,  assayer P to right, mintmark M to lef
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Mexico City, Mexico, 4 reales, Charles-Joanna, "Early Series," assayer P to right, mintmark M to left (oMo-oPo), left-leaning panel, HISPANIE and REG/X in legend, ex-"Golden Fleece" (ca. 1550), rare, NGC AU details / environmental damage, ex-Bevill (stated on label) Plate Coin. Nesmith-26 for type; Cal-123; S-M4; KM-17. 13.63 grams. One of only three known for this exact die-variety and an early type with HISPANIE and REG/X along with the unusual and ornate stops between words in the legends (not found on later HISPANIARVM coins), some corrosion on outer edges not affecting the full legends. NGC #5932104-001. From the "Golden Fleece wreck" (ca. 1550), with Sedwick photo-certificate from 2018, and pedigreed to the James Bevill collection (Sedwick Auction 23, lot 689), plated (Fig. 1.7) on page 15 of his book The Paper Republic (2009).