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Spanish Gold Cob Coin Jewelry

Cob coins were hand manufactured by cutting blanks from crudely cast bars of refined silver or gold and hand hammered between crudely engraved dies.  They lack the detail of modern machine struck coins, but each is unique in shape and strike, which makes them so interesting.

Certificates of Authenticity accompany all Spanish gold coin jewelry.


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1 Escudo
Item#:  12104
Denomination: 1 escudo
Mint:  Seville

Measurements with 18k gold bezel
Weight:  7.2 grams
Diameter: 1.0 inches

Price:  $2295.00 


Shield type 1 escudo, Charles and Johanna, 1516-1556, Seville mint, mintmark S to the right of the shield / star at left, full legends. A rare, beautifully detailed coin in almost uncirculated condition, noted for being the very first gold escudos coins to be struck at any Spanish or Spanish colonial mint.  Coin is mounted in a 18k gold bezel with fixed bale.  Supplied with a New World Treasures photo type certificate of authenticity.

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2 Escudos
Item#:  5313
Denomination: 2 escudos
Mint:  Bogotá
Assayer:  R
Weight:  6.7 / 13.5 grams with 18k bezel
Diameter: 1.0 inches

Price:  $3495.00 


Shield type 2 escudos, Philip IV, Santa Fe de Bogotá mint (Nuevo Reino) - note the NR to left of shield, assayer Pedro Ramos - note denomination mark II and the assayer mark R to right of shield, circa 1648-1656, extremely fine condition.  Observe:  Crowned coat of arms of a style unique to the 1648-1656 time period.  Reverse: Excellent full Jerusalem cross. This excellent coin has nicely centered details and was possibly salvaged from the Maravillas shipwreck.  Supplied with a New World Treasures photo type Certificate of Authenticity.


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