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Seville, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip V, assayer P/M, very rare.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1660s-1740s Start Price:160.00 USD Estimated At:200.00 - 400.00 USD
Seville, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip V, assayer P/M, very rare.
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Seville, Spain, cob 8 reales, Philip V, assayer P/M, very rare. Cal-1603. 22.54 grams. Fascinating example of a very rare type ("RRR" in Calico) with full "transitional" shield (the fleurs in center not yet prominent), bold S-P/M to right inside king's name PHILIP(VS), nearly full cross with 1 of date visible at top, lightly corroded and somewhat shiny but solid, and unique from this wreck. With generic certificate, pedigreed to the Ponterio auction of September 1997 (lot 428). Recovered from: Association, sunk in 1707 off the Isles of Scilly, southwest of England