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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651E, with unidentified countermark on cross.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651E, with unidentified countermark on cross.
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651E, with unidentified countermark on cross. S-P36; KM-19b; CT-511. 17.4 grams. Choice full shield and cross despite thinning from corrosion, full P-E and 8-E and king's name, full 651 of date, nice toning, just the details of the countermark (at top-left quadrant of cross) lost to the sea. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador