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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1708H, from the 1715 Fleet.

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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1708H, from the 1715 Fleet.
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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1708H, from the 1715 Fleet. S-L25a; KM-38.1; CT-18. 26.9 grams. Full round flan with perfectly centered full cross-lions-castles and pillars-and-waves in addition to nearly full legends (just a few peripheral weak spots), lemon-yellow UNC. This is Tauler #230 ("very rare") with legend ending in ISPANIAR. From the 1715 Fleet, with Fisher certificate #NCB3737MO.

NOTE: The printed catalog gives the Tauler number as 232 in error.