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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, ex-Jones (Plate Coin).

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:125.00 - 200.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, ex-Jones (Plate Coin).
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, ex-Jones (Plate Coin). KM-10. 17.14 grams. Fairly solid coin for this wreck, with good full shield, heavily corroded cross, spots of toning, small edge-split. Pedigreed to the Dr. Peter Jones collection, plated on page 221 of his book The First Coins of the Americas (2020), with original Seahawk tag and certificate #90-1A-558.0043. Recovered from: "Dry Tortugas wreck," sunk ca. 1622 in the Dry Tortugas, west of Key West, Florida