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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1648R, extremely rare.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Potosi Silver Start Price:650.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 2,000.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1648R, extremely rare.
SOLD
8,100.00USD+ (1,417.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2014 May 03 @ 16:18UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1648R, extremely rare. S-P31; KM-19a; CT-unl. 27.54 grams. Probably the finest example known for this assayer, for the P-dot-R and date are 100% full and clear, with choice full shield (slightly doubled) and cross as well, bold king's ordinal IIII, nicely toned VF+. As stated in the previous lot, this assayer was ultimately put to death for his role in the debasement scandal at the Potosi mint.