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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1649Z, with crowned-L countermark on cross, rare, ex-Ponterio.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:1,000.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1649Z, with crowned-L countermark on cross, rare, ex-Ponterio.
SOLD
2,600.00USDto g****c+ (455.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Oct 30 @ 14:42UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1649Z, with crowned-L countermark on cross, rare, ex-Ponterio. S-P34; KM-19a ;CT-508. 26.59 grams. Perfectly round and 100% corrosion-free flan with choice full date, full countermark, full cross-lions-castles and shield and crown, clear P-Z, nicely toned, really everything you could want in a cob of this period without getting into the expense of a Royal. Pedigreed to the Capitana auction (Ponterio April 1999), with original lot-tag #102. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador