Atocha Shipwreck - 8 Reales - Mexico Minted - Grade 1

  • Denomination: 8 Reales
  • Reign: Philip III
  • Mint: Mexico
  • Assayer: NV
  • Weight: 22.93 g
  • Date: NV
  • Grade: 1
  • Over 200,000 Atocha coins were minted in the New World by 1622 (the majority from Potosi, Bolivia), but the Mexico mint struck it's first coin in 1563. Coin production at this mint continued until Mexico won her independence in 1821.

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