1712 Dated Potosi 8 Reales Cob

Item #CC-0198 | 1712 Dated Potosi 8 Reales Cob
Mint: Potosi, Bolivia
Assayer: Y for “Diego de Ybarbouro”
Ruler/Period: King Philip V
Grade: Uncertified
Weight: 25.68 Grams

Description: A wonderful and rare example of a Potosi 8 Reales cob with a full date! This coin has a full 1712 date, putting its mintage during the famous 1715 Fleet era. The obverse has a solid centered strike, with a partial double strike and legend. The reverse has a well centered cross, visible castles and lions, and the “Y” assayer mark can be seen to the right. A wonderful and rare piece perfect for any collector of Spanish Colonial silver or pirate treasure!