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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1650)O, with crown alone countermark (very rare) on cross side, ex-H

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:160.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 300.00 USD
Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1650)O, with crown alone countermark (very rare) on cross side, ex-H
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275.00USDto g******j+ (53.63) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Oct 30 @ 14:44UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1650)O, with crown alone countermark (very rare) on cross side, ex-Hudson. S-P35; KM-19b ;CT-509. 27.14 grams. Very darkly toned, with full shield and cross, no corrosion but one edge-split, the countermark in center with distinctive border of tiny dots (the crown not really visible). Pedigreed to the Louis Hudson collection and to our Auction #6, with original lot-tag #309. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador