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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1625(D), bold date, very rare.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:400.00 USD Estimated At:400.00 - 600.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1625(D), bold date, very rare.
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This item SOLD at 2011 Apr 27 @ 12:56UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, 1625(D), bold date, very rare. S-M18a; KM-45; CT-317. 23.4 grams. One hundred percent full date (very rare for this period), nearly full shield and cross with nicely contrasting toning, uneven thickness, minor corrosion and flat spots. Our records for this rare date turned up only two specimens, both sold by Schulman, one in 1966 and one in 1969. From: "Lucayan Beach wreck," sunk ca. 1628 off Grand Bahama Island