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San Luis Potosí, Mexico, cap-and-rays 8 reales, 1833JS.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1750s-1900s Start Price:80.00 USD Estimated At:100.00 - 150.00 USD
San Luis Potosí, Mexico, cap-and-rays 8 reales, 1833JS.
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San Luis Potosí, Mexico, cap-and-rays 8 reales, 1833JS. KM-377.12. 26.67 grams. Choice, lustrous XF, very bold, with completely uncorroded surfaces (just a few minor nicks), lovely toning, rare provenance, a British merchant steamship returning from New Orleans that sank in thick fog off Ireland with hundreds of thousands of Mexican silver coins, only some of which have been recovered in modern times. With photo-certificate and pedigreed to our Auction #6, with original lot-tag #675. Recovered from: Crescent City, sunk in 1871 off Ireland