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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714J, with date at top of cross and GRAT at 10-11 o'clock on sh

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Cobs - Gold Start Price:7,500.00 USD Estimated At:7,500.00 - 10,000.00 USD
Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714J, with date at top of cross and GRAT at 10-11 o'clock on sh
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This item SOLD at 2011 Apr 28 @ 10:56UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Mexico City, Mexico, cob 8 escudos, 1714J, with date at top of cross and GRAT at 10-11 o'clock on shield side, rare, from the 1715 Fleet. S-M30; KM-57.2; CT-107. 27.1 grams. Strange coin with about half the coin flat except for the centers and the GRAT, high grade (UNC) and almost perfectly round, with just a hint of the 1714 date at about 12 o'clock in the reverse legend. Pedigreed to the Ponterio auction of April, 1999, with original lot-tag #1970.