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Santiago, Chile, gold bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VI, 1751J, in promotional box with silver replica of

Currency:USD Category:Coins & Paper Money / Shipwreck - Silver Coins 1750s-1900s Start Price:1,600.00 USD Estimated At:2,000.00 - 3,000.00 USD
Santiago, Chile, gold bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VI, 1751J, in promotional box with silver replica of
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Santiago, Chile, gold bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VI, 1751J, in promotional box with silver replica of a gold ingot. KM-3; Cal-824. Coin: 27.03 grams; ingot: 662 grams; box: 11-1/2" x 9-1/2" x 2". The coin super lustrous and flashy, Mint State with light marks and spots of red toning, very sharp rims, slightly weak in centers, housed in a "Limited Edition" custom wooden box along with a long-oval replica ingot ("nearly 26 ounces of sterling silver and plated in 24 Karat gold," according to the accompanying certificate) engraved to resemble one of the gold ingots found on the wreck. Recovered from: Luz, sunk in 1752 off Montevideo, Uruguay