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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1650/9 (rare overdate), early-style date, assayer O, with crowned-Z c

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1650/9 (rare overdate), early-style date, assayer O, with crowned-Z c
SOLD
1,200.00USD+ (210.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 13:16UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1650/9 (rare overdate), early-style date, assayer O, with crowned-Z countermark (very rare) on cross. S-P35; KM-unl.; CT-unl. 25.18 grams. Very bold date with clear 0/9 (but not 5/4), full countermark, good full shield and cross, no corrosion but some "horn" silver on surface and small part of edge lost. From the Maravillas Research Collection of Countermarked Potosi Cobs, with Marex certificate and tag #1250. Recovered from: Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island