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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651O, with crowned-A countermark (very rare) on cross.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:300.00 USD Estimated At:350.00 - 500.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651O, with crowned-A countermark (very rare) on cross.
SOLD
325.00USD+ (56.88) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 13:38UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1651O, with crowned-A countermark (very rare) on cross. S-P35; KM-19b; CT-510. 20.64 grams. Corroded all over (and with distracting dark patches on cross) but with technically full shield and cross and distinctive countermark, also most of date with doubling on last two digits followed by ornament (looks like 1650 but it's not). From the Maravillas Research Collection of Countermarked Potosi Cobs, with Marex certificate and tag #0936. Recovered from: Maravillas, sunk in 1656 off Grand Bahama Island