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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714J, Royal dies (extremely rare), from the 1715 Fleet, encapsu

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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714J, Royal dies (extremely rare), from the 1715 Fleet, encapsu
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714J, Royal dies (extremely rare), from the 1715 Fleet, encapsulated NGC MS63. S-M30; KM-57.2 (for type); CT-unlisted. 26.9 grams. Sharp strike with superb full shield and cross, crown, oMJ and VIII, the date and some other legend mostly visible (king's ordinal), some edge deeply sloping (as made), also lustrous, quite a gem and an important variety as struck from Royal dies, the last specimen of which to hit the market sold in our Auction #11 for $48,875. From the 1715 Fleet (stated in the slab).