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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type III, rare, ex-Mastalir collection.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:120.00 USD Estimated At:175.00 - 250.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type III, rare, ex-Mastalir collection.
SOLD
260.00USDto holey+ (50.70) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 12:42UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type III, rare, ex-Mastalir collection. S-P37; KM-A20.3; CT-unl. 10.84 grams. Thin from heavy corrosion (and edge loss) but with full pillars-and-waves showing F-8-IIII and E-•-E for the Type, also 52 of date visible in legend, the shield side bold with clear second date and denomination and faint but certain O/N at top right, toned on fields. Pedigreed to the Roberto Mastalir collection, #III.a-A.x(1)5 in his book (page 71), with Sedwick certificate. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador