Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1698F.

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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1698F.
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, 1698F. S-P42; KM-26; CT-387. 25.0 grams. Choice full cross, full pillars with bold date and denomination and assayer, richly toned and totally corrosion-free, from a possible pirate wreck off Mar Bravo, hidden by locals who avoided confiscation by melting the silver coins into spoons and the gold coins into teeth. From the Unidentified ca.-1700 wreck off Punta Santa Elena, Ecuador, pedigreed to the Marty Meylach collection.