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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1727M, from the 1733 Fleet.

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - World Start Price:5,000.00 USD Estimated At:6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD
Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1727M, from the 1733 Fleet.
SOLD
7,000.00USD+ (1,260.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2009 Oct 15 @ 11:29UTC-4 : AST/EDT
All items are genuine unless noted. Most shipwreck coins and artifacts come with a certificate of authenticity (please check the description for each item.

Buyer's fee
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Lima, Peru, cob 8 escudos, 1727M, from the 1733 Fleet. S-L28b, KM-38.2, CT-40. 26.9 grams. Choice full cross and pillars, bold second date in legend, high grade (AU or better) with light red toning on most of the surface (except a round place near the edge where another coin was protecting it), rare provenance as from the 1733 Fleet and surely one of the finest known. From the 1733 Fleet and pedigreed to our Treasure Auction #3, lot #14, with Sedwick photo-certificate.