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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1652)E, Transitional Type IV/A, Mastalir Plate.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1652)E, Transitional Type IV/A, Mastalir Plate.
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, (1652)E, Transitional Type IV/A, Mastalir Plate. S-P37; KM-A20.4; Cal-1493. 24.68 grams. XF details with light surface corrosion, bold full pillars-and-waves containing dot-dot-dot at top above F-8-IIII, E-8-E across bottom, choice full shield (slightly doubled) with (A)-P-8 to left and O-E-(52) to right, nice toning, small lacuna (as made) at bottom of right pillar. According to Mastalir, this is one of only two known specimens of this die variety. Plate Coin #IV.1-A.ed(1)2 (p. 112) in Roberto Mastalir's The Great Transition at the Potosi Mint, 1649-1653: The 1652 Transitional 8 Reales (2015), also pedigreed to the Stack's Bowers & Ponterio auction of November 2012 (lot 10073).