Antique 1772 Dated Chunky Silver 8 Reales COB set in a 14K Gold Bezel
Antique 1772 Dated Chunky Silver 8 Reales COB set in a 14K Gold Bezel.
MINT: POTOSI, BOLIVIA
ASSAYER: V (Jose' de Vargas) or Y (Raimundo de Yturriaga).
DATE: 1772 (1773 was the last year for COB coin production).
REIGN: CHARLES III
WEIGHT: 27 grams. Total weight with the 14K Gold Bezel 35.8 grams.
GOLD WEIGHT: 8.8 grams of 14K gold.
NOTE; Spanish gold and silver coins were legal tender currency throughout the colonies and the new United States until the 1840s.