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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer F.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:160.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer F.
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500.00USD+ (100.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Nov 17 @ 12:54UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer F. S-M12a; KM-44.1. 18.97 grams. Choice specimen despite light corrosion all over (also nicely toned), with excellent full shield and cross-lions-castles, the latter with "Type D" lions and fleur-de-lis stops in the legend indicative of early Philip III issues, confirmed on the obverse by ordinal II preceded by a figure-8 stop and followed by a third I punched over a figure-8 stop, hence an important transitional piece that is also somewhat rare. With generic certificate, pedigreed to the Sedwick Price List of Summer 2000, item #199. Recovered from: "Rill Cove wreck," sunk ca. 1618 off Cornwall, England