Description: Bolivia. Cob 8 Reales, 1662-E (Potosi). KM-21. Philip IV. Crowned cross of Jerusalem, castle and lions in quarters. Reverse: Crowned pillars and waves. With countermark. Fine to Very Fine. Estimated Value $500 - 700. Categories: World Crowns and Minors
Spanish cob coins (1572-1773) (21 pièces)
As additional silver deposits were discovered in the colonial territories there was a pressing demand to export it to Spain as quickly as possible.
To do this, starting in the reign of Philip II, the mints produced irregular coinage called cob ...