A Beautiful Spanish New World Silver 2 Reales COB set in a 14k Gold Bezel with Cabochon Emerald
A Beautiful Spanish Silver 2 Reales COB set in a 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.