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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type V/A but with motto as PLVS-VL-(TRA), unique.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:280.00 USD Estimated At:350.00 - 500.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type V/A but with motto as PLVS-VL-(TRA), unique.
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type V/A but with motto as PLVS-VL-(TRA), unique. S-P37; KM-A20.5; CT-unl. 23.2 grams. Choice full crown above full pillars showing F-8-(IIII) across top and E-52-(E ) across bottom, clear motto (like Janson #18.5.3 but with early reverse), bold full date in legend; full shield with bold dot-A-P-8 to left and dot-O-E-52 to right; parts of edge crude and all lightly corroded but nicely toned. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador