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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(4)9Z, date at 8 o'clock, with crown alone countermark on shield si

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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(4)9Z, date at 8 o'clock, with crown alone countermark on shield si
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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 16(4)9Z, date at 8 o'clock, with crown alone countermark on shield side. S-P34, KM-19a, CT-508. 24.2 grams. Broad planchet with bold legend (especially the date, which is 90 degrees removed from the usual position) around full cross and tressure, full but corroded crown and shield on other side with full countermark and king's name PHELIPVS in legend. Pedigreed to the Louis Hudson collection. Recovered from: Capitana (Jesús María de la Limpia Concepción), sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador