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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P, with large, eight-petal flower countermark

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Mexico Silver Start Price:200.00 USD Estimated At:250.00 - 375.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P, with large, eight-petal flower countermark
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 reales, Philip IV, assayer P, with large, eight-petal flower countermark (Indonesia, early 1800s, 1 real batu) on cross side, ex-Bir. S-M19 (host); KM-45 (host), 197 (countermark). 26.18 grams. Narrow barrel-shaped flan with good full shield and cross, the latter with very prominent countermark at one end, Fine with dark toning (probably from a late-1660s Dutch wreck off Tuban, Indonesia). Pedigreed to the Mark Bir collection (our Auction #6, lot #699).