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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P, rare provenance.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:120.00 USD Estimated At:150.00 - 225.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P, rare provenance.
SOLD
400.00USDto t****n+ (70.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Oct 30 @ 14:39UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P, rare provenance. S-M19; KM-45. 26.78 grams. Barrel-shaped planchet with full cross and shield, nice toning, no corrosion, a very solid coin from a rare wreck. With Sedwick certificate from 2001, and pedigreed to our Auction #5, with original lot-tag #216. Recovered from: "San Francisco wreck," sunk ca. 1647 off the Cape Verde Islands