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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1649O, with 2 countermarks (rare): crowned L and arms on cross side.

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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1649O, with 2 countermarks (rare): crowned L and arms on cross side.
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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1649O, with 2 countermarks (rare): crowned L and arms on cross side. S-P35, KM-19b, CT-506. 25.6 grams. Solid coin with no corrosion but some flatness, full shield with bold mintmark, full cross with both countermarks very clear, neither one rare but rarely seen together. Pedigreed to the Louis Hudson collection. Recovered from: Capitana (Jesús María de la Limpia Concepción), sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador