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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, 1617M, error legend, choice Grade-1 quality but no Grade on certifica

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:600.00 USD Estimated At:750.00 - 1,100.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, 1617M, error legend, choice Grade-1 quality but no Grade on certifica
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, 1617M, error legend, choice Grade-1 quality but no Grade on certificate. S-P19; KM-8; CT-356. 6.5 grams. Incredibly bold full date (rare thus), good full cross and shield and assayer, nonsensical obverse legend that shows C G (upside-down) I M, no corrosion, pedigreed to the cartographer who pinpointed the "mother lode" in 1985. With Fisher certificate #144392, and pedigreed to the Edward J. Little collection. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida