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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible (F), ex-Jones (Plate Coin).

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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible (F), ex-Jones (Plate Coin).
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible (F), ex-Jones (Plate Coin). KM-44.1. 12.07 grams. Broad flan with choice full cross despite moderate corrosion all over, the shield also full, with dark toning in crevices throughout. Pedigreed to the Dr. Peter Jones collection, plated on page 217 of his book The First Coins of the Americas (2020), and to the Ponterio auction of June 2002, with original lot-tag #614 and generic certificate. Recovered from: "Rill Cove wreck," sunk ca. 1618 off Cornwall, England