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Santiago, Chile, bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VI, 1751J, from the Luz (1752), housed in a promotional w

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / World Coins - World Start Price:2,000.00 USD Estimated At:2,500.00 - 3,500.00 USD
Santiago, Chile, bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VI, 1751J, from the Luz (1752), housed in a promotional w
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2,600.00USD+ (390.00) buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2010 Apr 07 @ 14:37UTC-4 : AST/EDT
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Santiago, Chile, bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VI, 1751J, from the Luz (1752), housed in a promotional wooden box with gold-plated silver replica ingot, limited edition #154/170. KM-3. About 12" x 10" x 2-1/2" altogether. A gorgeous promotional package, housed in a heavy mahogany-wood box engraved with a ship and "The Treasures Of The River Plate" on top, certificates and plaques inside along with the coin and ingot (669 grams, a reproduction of lot #247 in the original Sotheby's auction of March 1993), the coin lustrous AU with scratches. From the Luz, sunk in 1752 off Montevideo, Uruguay.