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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1622A, very rare, choice Grade 1, Plate Coin in the Atocha Resear

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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1622A, very rare, choice Grade 1, Plate Coin in the Atocha Resear
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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 8 reales, 1622A, very rare, choice Grade 1, Plate Coin in the Atocha Research Collection and The Practical Book of Cobs. S-C2. 25.4 grams. With rich, satin toning all over, 100% full and corrosion-free shield and cross (very well detailed), bold RN mintmark to left and •A• assayer to right, clear 62 of date, big flan with no corrosion, this highly pedigreed coin is appealing to the most discerning of collectors and researchers, also recognized as a very rare and early important issue of the fledgling Cartagena mint. Recovered from: Atocha, sunk in 1622 west of Key West, Florida. With Fisher photo-certificate #236050, Plate Coin #233 in the Atocha Research Collection catalog, also the Plate Coin on page 124 of the 4th edition (2007) of The Practical Book of Cobs.