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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer L, rare provenance.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1660s-1740s Start Price:160.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer L, rare provenance.
SOLD
425.00USDto Silver01+ (82.88) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 14:48UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Charles II, assayer L, rare provenance. S-M21; KM-46. 24.37 grams. Odd shape, somehow solid despite moderate to heavy surface corrosion, very crude strike but with clear mintmark, dark patch of "horn" silver on reverse. Pedigreed to the Charles Eidel collection, with original tag from the salvagers. Recovered from: Het Huis te Cruyenstein, sunk in 1698 off South Africa