1688 Potosi Bolivia 8 Reales NGC AU-53 – With 3 Dates! – Finest Known!

Item #CC-0213 | 1688 Potosi 8 Reales NGC AU-53 – 3 Dates! – Finest Known!
Mint: Potosi, Bolivia
Assayer: VR
Ruler/Period: Philip V
Grade: AU-53

For details on this coin from NGC, click on the serial number here: 5979506-002

Description: This is a unique specimen of a Spanish Colonial 8 Reales with three full dates; a feature rarely seen. Struck at the famous Potosi mint from silver extracted from the “Cerro Rico” or Rich Mountain. This coin boasts a beautiful strike that presents the mint mark, assayer, dates, and a clear reverse. This coin is the finest known piece from 1688 and the only example in AU-53, with none graded higher. This is a superb specimen and would be perfect for any collection of Spanish Colonial or cob coinage.

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