||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.