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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 2 escudos, 1715J, very rare, NGC AU 55, ex-1715 Fleet (designated on specia

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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 2 escudos, 1715J, very rare, NGC AU 55, ex-1715 Fleet (designated on specia
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 2 escudos, 1715J, very rare, NGC AU 55, ex-1715 Fleet (designated on special label), ex-Ullian, ex-John Pullin (stated on label). S-M30; KM-53.2; CT-351. 6.63 grams. Rounding out his short but exceptional collection of 2 escudos is this highly elusive 1715, with very bold full 715 of date and 100% full crown due to slightly off-center strike, the cross-and-tressure full and well centered, with typically grainy surfaces from light sand-washing but also with traces of light coral in crevices, one of just two examples in NGC census (the other being MS 61), additionally desirable as pedigreed to a specific find 55 years ago. From the The John Pullin Collection of Dated Mexican Gold Cobs from the 1715 Fleet, with Lou Ullian photo-certificate (1964 Memorial Day find on Colored Beach), pedigreed to our Auction #6 (lot #17). Auction lot-tag personally signed by John Pullin. NGC #5705320-012.