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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (165)2E (extremely rare), with crowned-•T• countermark (rare) on shie

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:2,000.00 USD Estimated At:2,000.00 - 4,000.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (165)2E (extremely rare), with crowned-•T• countermark (rare) on shie
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2,000.00USDto RALEIGH1618+ (350.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 15:31UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (165)2E (extremely rare), with crowned-•T• countermark (rare) on shield. S-P36; KM-19b; CT-515. 22.70 grams. Full 2 of date (very few 1652 shield-types are known), unique with this countermark, with clear king's ordinal IIII, good but lightly corroded full shield and cross, toned in crevices. From the Maravillas Research Collection of Countermarked Potosi Cobs, with Marex certificate and tag #1207. Recovered from: Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island