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 one of the two castles clearly identified.

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Ben Costello

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