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

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1660s-1740s Start Price:70.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 150.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type VII, rare variety, ex-Mastalir collection.
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This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 14 @ 14:07UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (16)52E transitional Type VII, rare variety, ex-Mastalir collection. S-P37; KM-A20.7; CT-unl. 8.31 grams. Just a thin fragment but with just enough details to attribute to this rare subtype with HP monogram at top (below full crown) and dot instead of denomination below that, also rather scarce as from this wreck, nicely toned. Pedigreed to the Roberto Mastalir collection, #VII.2-A.aa(1)2 in his book (page 164), with photo-certificate. Recovered from: Consolacion, sunk in 1681 off Isla Santa Clara, Ecuador