See all 8 photos of this higher grade silver cob that is slabbed by PNCS. Prior to the Atocha shipwreck, multiple Mints in Spain during the entire 1500s were making all denominations of Reales. Assayers in Spain were supervising the heating and hammering of plachets (by hand and by machine) from New World large Silver Bars arriving yearly from their colonies of Peru, Bolivia, Mexico, etc.
The Assistant Assayers were in training at these Spanish Mints before being sent to the various New World Mints to supervise the minting of cobs out of the mined silver deposits. Offered is this rare 1504 Toledo Spain One Real Silver Cob. It is not a sea salvage coin.
The unknown assayer initial is M. See map of location of the Mint in Toledo, Spain.This One Real Cob is slightly larger than a U. It weighs 3.11 grams and is an oversize 25-26 mm. The obverse has a sharp Hapsburg Shield. The T for Toledo Mint shows on the left side. This coin was minted during the end of Isabella & Ferdinand II (1474 to 1504) of Spain. The Toledo Mint started stamping out coins by machine powered by river water around 1475. Columbus made his first trip to the New World in 1492. This silver one real Cob is listed with No Reserve. The item "Rare Undergraded Silver Cob! 1504 Toledo Mint Spain Isabella & Ferdinand II" is in sale since Thursday, November 28, 2019. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Europe\Spain". The seller is "raymarcompany99" and is located in Springboro, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.