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Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, 1743S, previously unknown assayer for date, ex-Lasser collection.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Gold Start Price:2,200.00 USD Estimated At:2,250.00 - 3,500.00 USD
Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, 1743S, previously unknown assayer for date, ex-Lasser collection.
SOLD
2,200.00USD+ (330.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2011 Oct 25 @ 15:28UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, 1743S, previously unknown assayer for date, ex-Lasser collection. S-unl (B27); KM-unl (17.2); CT-unl. 6.7 grams. Bold full date (rare thus) outside of even bolder full cross, full shield with clear F to left and S to right, clearly not assayer M and therefore the first coin to show that assayer S began in 1743 and not 1744 (unrecognized by Lasser), choice XF with luster. Pedigreed to the Santa Fe Collection and the Lasser collection.