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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1650O, early-style date, with crowned-S countermark on cross.

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, 1650O, early-style date, with crowned-S countermark on cross.
SOLD
1,700.00USD+ (297.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 13:21UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1650O, early-style date, with crowned-S countermark on cross. S-P35; KM-19b; CT-509. 27.98 grams. Broad flan with choice full shield, bold P-O and 8-O, nearly full countermark (very scarce) in center of full cross, clear date, no corrosion, lightly toned, hairline edge-split. From the Maravillas Research Collection of Countermarked Potosi Cobs, with Marex certificate and tag #1525. Recovered from: Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island