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Cob Coin

Cob Coin

Manufacturer / Maker: New Spain, Mexico City

Department: History
Date: 1713
Medium: Silver (.931% silver and .069% alloys)
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 in. (3.5 x 2.5 cm)
Classification: Communication Objects
Credit Line: Albuquerque Museum, museum purchase, 1979 General Obligation Bonds
Object number: PC1982.96.1.C
DescriptionCob coin, Mexican, Silver, 1713, Mexico City mint, lions, castles. Circulation strikes (Philip V) Obverse legend: "PHILIPUS V DEIG" and date around crowned arms; reverse legend; legend around cross.
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