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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1675E, with large clump on which it was once attached.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1660s-1740s Start Price:240.00 USD Estimated At:300.00 - 450.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1675E, with large clump on which it was once attached.
SOLD
600.00USDto mmm+ (90.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2011 Oct 25 @ 17:39UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1675E, with large clump on which it was once attached. S-P37b; KM-26; CT-350. Coin: 22.6 grams; Clump: 483 grams, 4-3/4" x 3" x 2-3/4". Corroded but well-detailed coin (still dark) with bold date and good full cross, now separated from iron-oxide matrix (spike remnants) that shows a clear reverse impression of the coin in black. Pedigreed to the Marty Meylach collection. Recovered from: Spanish 1681 Fleet off Porto Bello, Panama



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