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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip II, P-erasure-C, very rare.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Potosi Silver Start Price:2,000.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 3,750.00 USD
Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip II, P-erasure-C, very rare.
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Potosí, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip II, P-erasure-C, very rare. S-P5; KM-5.1 ;CT-160. 26.78 grams. Choice full shield with bold P and clear C under erasure to left (the erasure probably B/L with the B cobbled together from S- and X-punches), denomination o-VIII to right, full but slightly doubled cross, some legend but with oxidation in places, AXF overall with light toning. Important issue that was once believed to be La Plata (thanks to Sellschopp's "guess" in 1971, proven wrong by Cunietti in 1988), just the third specimen we have offered at auction.