1598-1621 Mexico 8 Reales NGC AU-50 Atocha Era – Finest Known!

Item #CC-0137 | 1598-1621 Mexico 8 Reales NGC AU-50
Mint: Mexico City
Assayer: F for “Francisco de Morales”
Ruler/Period: Philip II – Philip IV
Grade: AU-50 Finest Known

For details on this coin from NGC, click on the serial number here: 3606178-007

Description: This Atocha shipwreck era 8 reales is a wonderfully preserved specimen from the late 1500s to early 1600s. A well centered shield, strong and clear assayers mark, mint mark, and 8 denomination, along with a gorgeous reverse, this coin is a gem! The old NGC holder also will dictate a probable upgrade in grade if resubmitted as it is such a premium quality specimen. The toning on the surface of this 8 reales also highlights rainbow tones; a rare and unique feature!

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