Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales

Coin Description: Full date 1715 Mexico Eight Reales. 25.8 grams. Nearly complete “OMJ”. Note that the loss of the top half of the third digit (1) and fourth digit (5) keeps this coin from being a full and compete date. The obverse has a strong strike. The shield is about 60% complete with a partial crown. The reverse has a well positioned cross with one castle and one lion complete.

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Ben Costello

Ben Costello is a director of the1715 Fleet Society and an attorney in Washington, PA.