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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip V, assayer not visible (ca. 1730), "cabo de barra" (end-pi

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1660s-1740s Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:125.00 - 200.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip V, assayer not visible (ca. 1730),  cabo de barra  (end-pi
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This item SOLD at 2019 Nov 01 @ 12:30UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip V, assayer not visible (ca. 1730), "cabo de barra" (end-piece). KM-47a. 26.32 grams. Full (weak) shield and cross, denomination dot-8-dot, solid and with only light surface corrosion, but very interesting as one end is quite round as being the end of the strap of silver from which blanks were cut. With tag #AC1289 and generic certificate from the salvagers. Recovered from: Rooswijk, sunk in 1739 southeast of England