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Lisbon, Portugal, cruzado, Afonso V (1438-81, struck 1457-81), legends ADIVTORIVM … NOM / CRVZATVS …

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - Gold Start Price:800.00 USD Estimated At:1,000.00 - 1,500.00 USD
Lisbon, Portugal, cruzado, Afonso V (1438-81, struck 1457-81), legends ADIVTORIVM … NOM / CRVZATVS …
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This item SOLD at 2017 May 23 @ 12:04UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Lisbon, Portugal, cruzado, Afonso V (1438-81, struck 1457-81), legends ADIVTORIVM … NOM / CRVZATVS … R, dot below cross, encircled cross at top on obverse (unlisted variety), from an unidentified 1400s wreck off Isle of Wight, England. Gomes-unl (Type 34); Fr-9. 3.55 grams. AU with hints of luster, punchmark in center, unlisted legends (for the Portuguese numismatic specialist), one of very few shipwreck coins known from this period. From an unidentified 1400s wreck off Isle of Wight, England, with original certificate from the salvager.