1652 8 Reales, Jupiter Shipwreck (2016182)

$2,600.00

Certificate #: 2016182
Dated: 1652
Denomination: 8 reales
Mint: Potosi
Assayer: E
Reign: Philip IV
Grade: 1
Weight: 25.83
Wreck: San Miguel Archangel (Jupiter Wreck)
Made of: Silver

Stunning, super-rare 8 reales from the Transitional period.  This coin design was only made in 1652, hence prime examples such as this one are scarce.  Complete shield on the reverse with mint mark, assayer, crown, date (52) and complete PHILIPPVS (for Philip IV).  Obverse no less stunning with choice pillars and waves, another date, mint mark and assayer and much more!

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