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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, (1711-12J), from the 1715 Fleet, ex-Christie's (Plate Coin).

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Gold Start Price:5,000.00 USD Estimated At:6,000.00 - 9,000.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, (1711-12J), from the 1715 Fleet, ex-Christie's (Plate Coin).
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, (1711-12J), from the 1715 Fleet, ex-Christie's (Plate Coin). S-M30; KM-57.1. 26.9 grams. Full cross, most of shield (both doubled) despite extensive peripheral flatness, lightly sandwashed XF with small bits of black encrustation in crevices, several parts of the edge blunted at the mint. From the 1715 Fleet, with Treasure Salvors photo-certificate #GS-388 and pedigreed to the Christie's auction of June 1988, with original lot-sticker #183.