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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, (1651-2)E, with crowned backwards-L countermark (very rare) on cross

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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, (1651-2)E, with crowned backwards-L countermark (very rare) on cross
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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 4 reales, (1651-2)E, with crowned backwards-L countermark (very rare) on cross side. S-P36, KM-17b. 11.8 grams. Very bold and full countermark on great full cross, nice full shield on other side, some peripheral flatness but not much corrosion. Pedigreed to the Ponterio Capitana auction, lot 36 (Plate Coin), and pedigreed to the Louis Hudson collection. Recovered from: Capitana (Jesús María de la Limpia Concepción), sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador