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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type IV/A, ex-Mastalir.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type IV/A, ex-Mastalir.
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type IV/A, ex-Mastalir. S-P37; KM-A20.4; CT-432. 25.44 grams. Solid and uncorroded but with marks from salvage, bold date in legend and 52 to right of full shield, bold king's ordinal IIII, one of only two specimens known of this die variety (with E-dot and dot-E above waves), according to Mastalir. Pedigreed to the Roberto Mastalir collection, #IV.1-A.ae(2)1 in his book (page 96), with Herman Moro certificate. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador