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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer Z, with crowned-backwards-L countermark on cross (

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1500s-1650s Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:250.00 - 375.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer Z, with crowned-backwards-L countermark on cross (
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer Z, with crowned-backwards-L countermark on cross (very rare). S-P34; KM-19a. 18.6 grams. Crude edge-splits and light surface corrosion but with good toning, full shield (doubled) and cross, bold denomination, clear countermark that was listed as "U-1" (2-5 known) in Ullian (Type PP). Recovered from: Capitana, sunk in 1654 off Chanduy, Ecuador