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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales Royal (galano), 1670E, NGC VF details / holed, ex-Jones (Plate Coin).

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Potosi Silver Start Price:2,800.00 USD Estimated At:3,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD
Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales Royal (galano), 1670E, NGC VF details / holed, ex-Jones (Plate Coin).
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6,250.00USD+ (1,250.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2020 Nov 17 @ 22:16UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Potosi, Bolivia, cob 8 reales Royal (galano), 1670E, NGC VF details / holed, ex-Jones (Plate Coin). S-P37b; KM-R26; Cal-666. 26.70 grams. Choice cross side with full and well-centered details (die-match with Lazaro #184, that side only, rated at rarity R2), the pillars side also nice but doubled on the left side (no die-match with any in Lazaro), richly toned and attractive, inevitably holed at the top of the cross. Pedigreed to the Dr. Peter Jones collection (stated on label), plated on pages 141 and 177 of his book The First Coins of the Americas (2020), and to our Auction 10, with original lot-tag #782. NGC #5906082-007.