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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, Philip II, assayer R (Rincon) to left, rare first coinage of the mint

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:525.00 USD Estimated At:700.00 - 1,000.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, Philip II, assayer R (Rincon) to left, rare first coinage of the mint
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 2 reales, Philip II, assayer R (Rincon) to left, rare first coinage of the mint (very rare from this wreck), Grade 1. S-P1; KM-3.2. 6.6 grams. Superbly full, round flan with complete and sharp inner details and nearly full legends and crown, the P-R very clear, minimal corrosion. With Fisher certificate #236962. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida