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

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Gold Start Price:4,000.00 USD Estimated At:5,000.00 - 7,500.00 USD
Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1708H, from the 1715 Fleet.
SOLD
8,100.00USDto sandy46+ (1,215.00) buyer's premium. + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2010 Oct 21 @ 10:37UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1708H, from the 1715 Fleet. S-L25a; KM-38.1; CT-18. 26.8 grams. Nearly round, with full and well-centered pillars and full but slightly off-center cross (one arm slightly doubled), XF. From the 1715 Fleet.

Note: This piece was once mounted in jewelry.