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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, flipover double-strike, Grade 1.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:320.00 USD Estimated At:500.00 - 750.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, flipover double-strike, Grade 1.
SOLD
975.00USDto goldenseas+ (185.25) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2019 May 05 @ 11:20UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip III, assayer not visible, flipover double-strike, Grade 1. KM-10. 24.71 grams. Broad flan with full and well-centered shield and cross (albeit flat in centers) and nearly full crown, all nicely toned and with minimal surface corrosion, curiously with traces of a cross on the shield side and vice versa from a rare type of double-strike where the coin flipped over in between blows. With original Fisher tag and Leah Miguel certificate #106728. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida