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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651E, with common crown-alone countermark on shield, ex-Ponterio.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:350.00 USD Estimated At:350.00 - 500.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651E, with common crown-alone countermark on shield, ex-Ponterio.
SOLD
500.00USDto b********2+ (87.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 Oct 30 @ 14:45UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651E, with common crown-alone countermark on shield, ex-Ponterio. S-P36; KM-19b ;CT-511. 19.39 grams. Superb full details (both inner details and legends) despite moderate corrosion all over (note the low weight), the date and countermark especially bold, with light toning in crevices, tiny edge-split. Pedigreed to the Capitana auction (Ponterio April 1999), with original lot-tag #92. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador