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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651 E, with crowned-F (Mastalir Fb2) countermark on shield, ex-MAREX

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651 E, with crowned-F (Mastalir Fb2) countermark on shield, ex-MAREX
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651 E, with crowned-F (Mastalir Fb2) countermark on shield, ex-MAREX. S-P36; KM-19b; Cal-1491. 25.03 grams. This coin is one of the most spectacular shipwreck examples we have ever seen, with virtually no corrosion or discoloration and a lovely complete strike in high grade, nearly full crown and legends bold 51 of date) in addition to complete inner details, in fact very close to Royal quality, also with 100% full and bold countermark (crowned F with four dots and circular border) in center of shield, a premium coin with excellent provenance to boot! With original MAREX tag #91-8R-1745. Recovered from: Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island