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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E, with crowned-•F• countermark on cross, very rare shield-type 1

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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E, with crowned-•F• countermark on cross, very rare shield-type 1
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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E, with crowned-•F• countermark on cross, very rare shield-type 1652. S-P36. 27.1 grams. Choice, uncorroded specimen with beautiful toning, full crown and shield with •P•E• to left and •8•E• to right, also choice full cross with bold 16 of date in legend but the countermark unfortunately struck right over the 52 (still definitive), but also note this is not the usual side for this countermark (very rare thus). Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador.