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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652 E Transitional Type VIII/A, 1-PH-6 at top, very rare.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652 E Transitional Type VIII/A, 1-PH-6 at top, very rare.
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652 E Transitional Type VIII/A, 1-PH-6 at top, very rare. S-P37; KM-A20.8; Cal-1495. 21.29 grams. Oblong flan with choice full crown above full but doubled pillars, the crown and shield on other side also full but weak and somewhat corroded, still with clear A-P-8 to left and O-E-52 to right, three dates overall, toned fields, edge-split. The 1-PH-6 at top is in a straight line, per Mastalir VIII.a-A(3), only the second example we have seen (heretofore unpublished). Pedigreed to the Rob McClung collection. From: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador