Conserved, attributed and certified "genuine" by NGC. More rare than the subsequent Philip V Spanish reale coins and beyond. Very nice quality early 8-Reales Spanish Colonial Coin (or "cob") from the Spice Islands Shipwreck -- ships with nice story card.
These coins were hand-hammered and not from a coin press (they weren't invented yet). Therefore each coin is unique, rustic, and as pictured. Actual coin you will receive. Nice quality one ounce (approximately) silver coin that circulated through the America's and Europe for over 300 years. This is the coin called Pieces of 8." These coins were cut into 8 "pieces" or "bits to provide a smaller denomination. The new US Mint struck a silver dollar in 1794 that approximated the Reale in weight and size. See My Other Coins For Sale. The item "1630 8 Reales Silver Spanish Cob, Spice Islands Shipwreck, NGC Graded Genuine" is in sale since Sunday, August 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\North & Central America\Mexico\Colonial (up to 1821)". The seller is "treasurecoastbeach" and is located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States.