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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1746V, stars around details and in legends (one-year type).

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Gold Start Price:4,800.00 USD Estimated At:6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD
Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1746V, stars around details and in legends (one-year type).
SOLD
9,500.00USDto Knuckle+ (1,662.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 15:11UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1746V, stars around details and in legends (one-year type). S-L30; KM-unl (38.2 for type); CT-64. 26.90 grams. Round, thick flan with good full cross and pillars, two clear dates, king's ordinal V in legend, XF+. The meaning behind the stars on this issue is currently under debate, the top theories relating to the death of Philip V, a massive earthquake and tsunami, or the British coinage with LIMA below the king's bust.