Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) > Collector's Choice November 2022 AuctionAuction date: 14 November 2022
Lot number: 71641

Price realized: 440 USD   (Approx. 426 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

MEXICO. Cob 4 Reales, ND (1589-98)-Mo F. Mexico City Mint. Philip II. PCGS Genuine--Environmental Damage, AU Details.
KM-36; Cal-508. Weight: 12.87 gms. This Cob is struck on a ragged planchet but contains generous and boldly-struck detail. The obverse shows an impressive Habsburg shield along with sharp and clear mintmark, denomination, and initial. The reverse is just as pleasing, offering a bold cross with castles and lions along with an unbroken "IISPANIARV" on the legend. The surfaces are attractively toned to a light gray with darker highlights around the devices. A small corroded cavity on the obverse rim accounts for the grade, but is easily overlooked due to the detail and eye appeal this charming coin otherwise displays. To view all items from the Pat Johnson Collection, click here.

From the Pat Johnson Collection.

Estimate: $200 - $300