1764 Cob with the Mozambique Countermark, MR
Silver (AR) 8 Reales
New World origin, probably minted in Peru or Mexico
Countermarked in Mozambique, probably 1767
Obverse (large image)
Reverse (large image)
MR Countermark detail.
Cob Money :: Crude irregular silver coins of Spain, Central and South America.
Countermark (a.k.a. counterstamp) :: A mark impressed on a coin to verify its use by another government, or to indicate revaluation.
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