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Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, 1702 (digits of date upside-down), CAROLVS on obverse and PHILIPPVS

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Gold Start Price:2,500.00 USD Estimated At:3,000.00 - 4,500.00 USD
Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, 1702 (digits of date upside-down), CAROLVS on obverse and PHILIPPVS
SOLD
2,900.00USDto a*****a+ (435.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2011 Oct 31 @ 09:43UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, 1702 (digits of date upside-down), CAROLVS on obverse and PHILIPPVS on reverse, from the 1715 Fleet. S-B24; KM-unl (14.2); CT-5 (under Charles III of Austria). 6.8 grams. Very rare and interesting error with two king's names (both clear) and upside-down date (technically each digit is rotated 180 degrees), good full cross and shield, Mint State. From the 1715 Fleet, and pedigreed to the Santa Fe Collection.