A Wonderful New World Spanish Silver 8 Reales COB, PIECE OF EIGHT Pirate Treasure Coin with 14K Gold Shackle
A Wonderful New World Spanish Silver 8 Reales COB, "PIECE OF EIGHT" Pirate Treasure Coin. The hole was made during the period of use and has now been utilized to add a (14K Gold) Nautical Shackle so the coin can be worn as a pendant.
Denomination: 8 Reales
Mint: POTOSI, Bolivia
Assayer: Under magnification, "B", Juan or his brother Hernando Ballesteros)
Date: nv., circa. 1581-1605?
Reign: PHILIP II (1556-1598), PHILIP III (1598-1621)
Grade: I, (holed)
Coin Weight: 26.1 grams.
Total weight with gold: 27.4 grams.
Provenance: Unfortunately none... Just a beautiful coin.
Note: Some areas of salt water corrosion.