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Early Spanish Items
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A NICE GROUP OF BETTER CONDITION SPANISH PIECES OF EIGHT FATHER OF THE AMERICAN DOLLAR

11804 - CARLOS IIII, 1791
, 8 REALS or "Piece of Eight", Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, nice very fine..........................................
$125.00

11805 - CARLOS IIII, 1796, 8 REALS or "Piece of Eight", Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, extremely fine..........................................$145.00

11806 - CARLOS IIII, 1796, 8 REALS or "Piece of Eight", Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, extremely fine, toned.......................................$140.00

11808 - CARLOS IIII, 1802, 8 REALS or "Piece of Eight", Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, extremely fine - AU, choice....................................$155.00

11809 - CARLOS IIII, 1808, 8 REALS or "Piece of Eight", Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, near as struck.....................................$165.00   have another extremely fine.............................$145.00

11810 - FERDINAND VII, 1815, 8 REALS or "Piece of Eight", Lima, Peru. Mint, extremely fine and choice with nice tone. Year of the Battle of New Orleans (January 8th, 1815)................................................$130.00


8 Real from the "BLACK SHIP" Gallon, SENORITA DE SANTA CHRISTINA that sunk in 1672 in the Bay of Cadiz. It was called the "Black Ship" due to the sails being painted black to prevent it from being seen by pirates. The cargo was mainly 8 Real minted at Potosi, Bolivia. Each coin comes with a certificate.

260 - 1659, 8 REAL, Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, "59" Cob 8 real with usual dual number date, nice cross, details fine, nice dark tone as these were excavated from a mud bank and thus less damaged by the sea water than most sea treasure.................................$295.00

261 - 1668, 8 REAL, Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, "68" Cob 8 real with usual dual number date, nice cross, details fine, nice dark tone as these were excavated from a mud bank and thus less damaged by the sea water than most sea treasure................................$295.00

262 - 1671, 8 REAL, Potosi, Bolivia. Mint "71", 8 real with usual dual number date, nice cross, details fine, nice dark tone as these were excavated from a mud bank and thus less damaged by the sea water than most sea treasure.....................................$295.00


8 Real from the Spanish treasure gallon, SANTA MARIA DE LACONSOLACION that sunk in 1681 after being grounded by the Captain off the Isle de Muerto off the coast of Chile when approached by pirates and set on fire. The majority of the treasure was 8 Real Cobs struck in Potosi, Bolivia. Each coin comes with a certificate.


263 - UNDATED 1670'S
, 8 Real Cob struck in Potosi, Bolivia. Decent details for cob issues and a nice representative coin.......................................
$115.00


265 - 1667, 8 REAL
, 8 Real Cob struck at Potosi, Bolivia. Large flan "67" (1667) date evident, otherwise average.................................
$135.00

266 - 1670, 8 REAL, 8 Real Cob struck at Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, strong "70" date, above average with nice strike for a cob...............................$190.00

267 - 1676, 8 REAL, 8 Real Cob struck at Potosi, Bolivia. "76" (1676), decent strike............................................$175.00

268 - 1679, 8 REAL, 8 Real Cob struck at Potosi, Bolivia. Large flan "79" (1679) date, strong, decent strike.......................................$150.00

269 - 1678, 8 REAL, 8 Real Cob struck at Potosi, Bolivia. "8" evident in date, otherwise a decent strike with strong cross..............................$145.00     another slightly weaker cross..............................$125.00

270 - 1679, 8 REAL, 8 Real Cob struck at Potosi, Bolivia. Strong "9" of date, strong obverse design.......................................$150.00

271 - 1679, 8 REAL, 8 Real Cob struck at Potosi, Bolivia. "79" strong (1679), decent silver content...............................$170.00


EARLY SPANISH SILVER COINS

THE FOLLOWING EARLY 16TH AND 17TH CENTURY SPANISH COINS WERE FOUND IN A LAND FIND ON THE COAST OF MEXICO NEAR THE TEXAS BORDER...we have a small group of these

272 - THE FIRST SILVER COIN STRUCK IN THE AMERICAS, Carlos & Johanna, 1516 - 1555, successors of Ferdinand & Isabella. One real silver hammered coin struck at the Mexico City Mint. Have several that have nice strikes for the type.............................$150.00/each

273 - PHILIP II, 1556 - 1598. One real in silver, hammered style in silver of good quality, Mexico City Mint. Philip II sent the Spanish Armada to attack England in 1588, which met with a horrible defeat...................................$150.00

275 - 1670 DATED 2 REAL FOUND IN FLORIDA, Charles II, dated 1670, 2 Real Cob found in Volusia County, FL. Nice details on both obverse and reverse for a cob........................$125.00


11807 - CARLOS IIII, 1799, 8 REALS or "Piece of Eight", Potosi, Bolivia. Mint, extremely fine to almost as struck.........................SOLD

Exploration of America

60-188  SPANISH COLONIAL HORSE BIT-COMPLETE, Complete 18th Century excavated house bit. Nice decorations to frame, excellent condition for being excavated with all chain attached.....................................SOLD

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