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Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, Philip IV, assayer A, from the "Mesuno hoard" (ca. 1636).

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Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, Philip IV, assayer A, from the  Mesuno hoard  (ca. 1636).
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1,400.00USD+ (210.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2010 Apr 07 @ 14:23UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, Philip IV, assayer A, from the "Mesuno hoard" (ca. 1636). S-B20; KM-4.1. 6.9 grams. Good full shield and cross-and-tressure, with visible mintmark-assayer NR-A to left and denomination II to right, but all surfaces rather scruffy from thousands of small nicks, otherwise VF+, with gray sediment in crevices. From the "Mesuno hoard," sunk ca. 1636 in the Magdalena River in Colombia.