Historically accurate replica set of Spanish Siver Cobs in Colonial America!
From the 1500ís to the early 1800ís, Spain extracted billions of dollars in treasure from its colonies in the Americas. Large amounts of silver were shipped to Spain as crude coins called macuquinas, "crude hammered coins," or cobs.
The original four cob pieces in this Historical Replica Set were struck between 1652 and 1773. These four cobs are replicas of the original pieces. These pieces are known as the pirate "Pieces Of Eight." The obverse of each coin show a tic-tac-toe design showing the Pillars of Hercules and waves. The reverse left hand of these cobs show a cross incorporating the symbols of Leon and Castile. Each of the coins show a star-the mint mark of Lima, Peru.
This Historical Replica Set includes four (4) double-sided Replica coins! These coins are made of high-quality lead free pewter in the USA. Each coin is†marked "COPY" on the reverse as required by the Hobby Protection Act.
Comes attached to a 5" x 7" Informational Card.
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