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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652 E transitional Type V/A, ex-Mastalir (Plate Coin).

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652 E transitional Type V/A, ex-Mastalir (Plate Coin).
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652 E transitional Type V/A, ex-Mastalir (Plate Coin). S-P37; KM-A20.5; Cal-1494. 19.74 grams. Broad flan with choice full crown above pillars-and-waves, another choice full crown above doubled shield, parts of all three dates (much legend), deeply toned but moderately corroded all over, one of just two known of die variety V.1-A.de(1)1, according to Mastalir . Pedigreed to the Roberto Mastalir collection (Sedwick Auction 20, with original lot-tag 877), and plated on page 135 of his book The Great Transition at the Potosi Mint 1649-1653: The 1652 Transitional 8 Reales (2015), with Sedwick photo-certificate. From: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador