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1711 Peru 8 Escudo | 1715 Fleet | NGC MS 62

1711 Peruvian Gold Cob 8 Escudo
From the 1715 Fleet Shipwreck

Certified by NGC in Mint State 62, the 1711 Peruvian Gold Cob 8 Escudo is an exceptional find from the historic 1715 Fleet Shipwreck. Peruvian gold from this shipwreck is among the most coveted by collectors today due to its superior craftsmanship and artistic detail. The stunning artistry on both sides of this coin, combined with its razor-sharp details, makes it a truly remarkable piece.

The obverse of this gold cob features a beautifully detailed shield with the coat of arms, showcasing the intricate and skilled workmanship of the Peruvian mint. The design is sharply struck, preserving the rich heraldic symbols and emphasizing the coin’s historical significance. The clarity and precision of the obverse’s details highlight why Peruvian gold coins are highly prized by numismatists.

On the reverse, the coin displays a prominent cross, a hallmark of Spanish colonial coinage. The cross is meticulously detailed, with surrounding elements that add depth and context to the design. This level of detail and the well-preserved state of the reverse further underscore the coin’s exceptional quality and artistic merit.

Despite being graded Mint State 62, this coin’s phenomenal condition and detail are truly impressive. The exact reasons for this particular grading remain unclear, but the coin’s overall quality and eye appeal are undeniable. Its exceptional state and historical provenance make it a standout piece in any collection.

Peruvian gold coins from the 1715 Fleet Shipwreck are highly sought after for their beauty and historical importance. This 1711 Peruvian Gold Cob 8 Escudo is a phenomenal example of the exquisite craftsmanship of the time. For more information about this extraordinary coin and other historic treasures, contact Austin Rare Coins & Bullion. Our experienced advisors are here to help you add this exceptional piece of history to your collection.

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1711 Peru 8 Escudo | Shipwreck 1715 Fleet | NGC MS 62 | Obverse
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