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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer R (curved leg), Grade 2, ex-Sebring, ex-Jones (Pl

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:320.00 USD Estimated At:400.00 - 600.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer R (curved leg), Grade 2, ex-Sebring, ex-Jones (Pl
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This item SOLD at 2020 Nov 17 @ 12:59UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer R (curved leg), Grade 2, ex-Sebring, ex-Jones (Plate Coin). S-P15; KM-10; Cal-912. 25.83 grams. Good full cross and shield (the latter with light surface corrosion), full P-R to left, very solid for the grade and with desirable pedigree. Pedigreed to the Dr. Peter Jones collection, plated on page 219 of his book The First Coins of the Americas (2020), and to the Thomas H. Sebring collection (American Numismatic Rarities auction of January 2004, with original lot-tag #1552, with Fisher certificate #174697 (tag missing). Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida