1556-1598 Potosi 8 Reales 14K Gold Pendant with Emerald Eyes
Item #CC-0141 | 1556-1598 Potosi 8 Reales 14K Gold Pendant with Emerald Eyes
Mint: Potosi, Bolivia
Assayer: “B” for Juan Ballesteros Narváez
Ruler/Period: King Philip II
Description: This is a gorgeous custom pendant we have designed around a beautiful example of a Potosi 8 Reales. The bezel mount is made of 14K yellow gold with hand made clasps, gold skull & crossbones, and bale at the top. Additionally, the skull has been mounted with two green emeralds in the eyes. The coin is a magnificent example with nearly complete details on both sides; a rare feature of this time period. If you are looking for your next piece of Spanish Colonial treasure, this is the pendant for you!