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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)49Z (rare), with crowned script-a countermark (rare, attributed t

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)49Z (rare), with crowned script-a countermark (rare, attributed t
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800.00USDto rodeo+ (140.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 13:12UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)49Z (rare), with crowned script-a countermark (rare, attributed to Arequipa, Peru) on cross. S-P34; KM-19a; CT-508. 24.33 grams. Full P-Z to left of crudely doubled shield, with bold 8 to right and nearly full crown above, good full cross with clear countermark (Ullian Type F, attributed to Arequipa by Cristina Esteras Martin in Marcas de Plateria Hispanoamericana [1992]), corrosion near edge only, patchy toning and copper color (debased). From the Maravillas Research Collection of Countermarked Potosi Cobs, with Marex certificate and tag #0264. Recovered from: Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island