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Full and complete date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Full and complete date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales. 25.0 grams. Partial “OMJ”. Date is bold and rather flat when compared to previous research specimens. Reverse shows very little cross and features. Reverse corrosion is also noted.

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Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales. 26.9 grams nearly complete “OMJ”. The obverse shows evidence of hammer marks. Only about 25% of the shield and part of the crown are visible. The reverse also shows evidence of hammer marks with about 60% of the cross visible. The lions are barely visible with only …

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Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales. 25.8 grams. Full and complete “OMJ”. All digits of date visible but not complete. Approximately 40% of shield visible and extremely strong. Obverse hammer marks quite distinct with one blunted corner visible. The blunted corner is due to the minting process. Reverse cross well centered but not …

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Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales. 26.0 grams. Full “OMJ”. Note the the “J” is slightly tilted which indicates an interesting die variety. The shield is quite nice and bold but not 100% complete. The reverse cross is well centered but lions and castles are indistinct. Hammer marks are also apparent. Note that …

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Partial date (1)715 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Partial date (1)715 Mexico Eight Reales. 25.3 grams. Partial “OMJ”. Note part of the crown and upper part of the shield very strong. Reverse shows approximately 60% of the cross and one well defined lion and castle. Observe the interesting hammer marks on both the obverse and reverse.

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Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales. 26.3 grams. Very bold although partial “OMJ”. Shield and date very strongly struck but not complete. Reverse show a 50% cross with visible but ill-defined lions and castle.

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Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales. 24.8 grams. Nearly complete “OMJ”. Visible part of crown and shield well struck. Reverse cross nearly complete with lions and castles visible but ill-defined. Despite its weight there is little corrosion.

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Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales. 26.9 grams. Partial “OMJ”. Reverse cross 50% complete. Lions and castles obscured. Interesting shape and obverse hammer marks.

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Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Partial date (17)15 Mexico Eight Reales. 26.3 grams. No “OMJ” visible. Strong and nearly complete crown. Upper part of shield clearly struck, but rest of obverse features obscured. Reverse cross 90% complete with only one castle clearly visible. Hammer marks on obverse and reverse. Douglass Beach circa 1967.

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