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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, (1630-5)E, with backwards E (assayer) below mintmark C to left,

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Gold Start Price:2,500.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 5,000.00 USD
Cartagena, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, (1630-5)E, with backwards E (assayer) below mintmark C to left,
SOLD
2,900.00USD+ (507.50) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2013 May 01 @ 10:22UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Cartagena, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, (1630-5)E, with backwards E (assayer) below mintmark C to left, UNIQUE variety with flowers inside and outside tressure around cross. S-C7; KM-4.6. 6.6 grams. Superbly detailed AU with full shield and cross, bold mintmark-assayer and denomination, spots of white encrustation (probably salvaged), the 4-petal-flower ornaments on the reverse the first we have seen (unlisted in Restrepo and everywhere else).