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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1653E, dot-PH-dot at top.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:120.00 USD Estimated At:150.00 - 225.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1653E, dot-PH-dot at top.
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1653E, dot-PH-dot at top. S-P37a; KM-21; CT-437. 22.3 grams. Bold .PH., denomination .8. with dot above, and date on pillars side; cross side with bold .E. assayer and king's ordinal in legend; otherwise somewhat weak from corrosion and flatness, also very slightly bent, but with toning around details. With original Herman Moro certificate. Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador