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Lisbon, Portugal, cruzado, Afonso V (1438-81, struck 1457-81), legends CRVZATVS … RE / ADIVTORIVM …

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - Gold Start Price:1,200.00 USD Estimated At:1,500.00 - 2,250.00 USD
Lisbon, Portugal, cruzado, Afonso V (1438-81, struck 1457-81), legends CRVZATVS … RE / ADIVTORIVM …
SOLD
1,900.00USDto electrum_amalgam+ (370.50) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2016 Nov 12 @ 11:06UTC-5 : EST/CDT
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Lisbon, Portugal, cruzado, Afonso V (1438-81, struck 1457-81), legends CRVZATVS … RE / ADIVTORIVM … NOM, dot below cross (unlisted variety), from an unidentified 1400s wreck off Isle of Wight, England. Gomes-unl (Type 34); Fr-9. 3.51 grams. AU with red staining, spot of white encrustation near edge, hints of luster, clear details that reveal a heretofore unknown variety for Portuguese numismatic specialists, also among our first offerings from this wreck. From an unidentified 1400s wreck off Isle of Wight, England. With certificate from the salvager, who will be signing in person at the auction.