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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type VII/A (very rare variety).

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type VII/A (very rare variety).
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This item SOLD at 2017 May 03 @ 15:12UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1652E transitional Type VII/A (very rare variety). S-P37; KM-A20.7; CT-unl. 22.15 grams. Broad flan with much legend but also flat spots, light to moderate surface corrosion, parts of all three dates and bold king's ordinal IIII in legend, noted by Mastalir as a rare subtype (in terms of dot placement within the pillars) and unique die variety. Pedigreed to the Roberto Mastalir collection, #VII.a-A.ab(1)1 in his book (page 162), with Herman Moro certificate, and pedigreed to the Ponterio auction of April 2002, with original lot-tag #1138. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador