Potosi Mint 2 Reales Cob Set in 14K Gold Bezel with Emerald
Potosi Mint 2 Reales Cob Set in 14K Gold Bezel with Cabochon Emerald
The coin was most likely recovered from the ATOCHA or the sister ship MARGARITA 1622 but unfortunately can not be verified.
DENOMINATION- 2 Reales Cob
MINT- POTOSI, BOLIVIA
ASSAYER- Most likely B/R, struck c. 1617
DATE- c. 1617
REIGN- PHILIP III (1598-1621)
COIN WEIGHT: 6.7 grams.
TOTAL WEIGHT: 11.6 grams. Total Gold Weight = 4.9 grams.
NOTE: The gold work is very well accomplished. The bail is incorporated with the starfish.
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