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Lot 30902

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30902
Date 1741
Country Peru
Service Catalog # 87903
Denomination 8 Escudos
Mint Mark L V
Description Felipe V gold Cob 8 Escudos 1741 L-V, KM38.2, Fr-7, 26.69 gm, VF Details (Mount Removed) NGC. Many of the desirable design elements remain fully evident with a clear date and denomination as well as a nearly full cross on the reverse. Previously mounted at 12:00, but limited evidence of such carries over to the obverse or reverse surfaces. A pencil notation on the accompanying paper flip says, "from Boyd," and is an obvious reference to previous ownership by the famous collector F.C.C. Boyd. Realized $4,406.25. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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