8 Escudos doubloons, Lima , Mexico, Colombia, Spain, Argentina, Ecuador, Potosi. Gold coins 8 escudos, 4 escudos. Gold Oro Onzas.

World Gold Coins

Milled Bust Gold of Spain, Spanish America and the rest of the World.

 

Gold coinsIn this section we present all the gold coins in our inventory besides cobs. We start with the popular machine-struck (milled) bust-type (or portrait) gold coins that were made after cobs at the various Spanish and Spanish colonial mints. Since they represent the same values and denominations as the earlier cobs, these coins (or at least the larger denominations) also fall under the category of "doubloons".

The second part of this page is a presentation of gold coins of many different time periods from around the world, just whatever we happen to run across that looks nice and is priced right, not to mention that many are also from shipwrecks!

 

 

8 Escudos

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Chile

Santiago, Chile, bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VII (bust of Charles IV), 1812FJ, NGC AU 55. Santiago, Chile, bust 8 escudos, Ferdinand VII (bust of Charles IV), 1812FJ, NGC AU 55. CT-118; KM-78. Nice luster with light red toning, faint hairlines in obverse field only, adjustment marks on bust. NGC #4247661-006. b041813221001 $1,895

Colombia

Bogota, Colombia, bust 8 escudos, Charles III, 1785JJ. Bogota, Colombia, bust 8 escudos, Charles III, 1785JJ. CT-195; KM-50.1a. AU with muted luster, light surface hairlines on obverse, top rims weak (as made). b081704436005 $1,795
Bogota, Colombia, bust 8 escudos, Charles III, 1788JJ, PCGS XF45, ex-Eldorado. Bogota, Colombia, bust 8 escudos, Charles III, 1788JJ, PCGS XF45, ex-Eldorado. Restrepo-72.36; CT-199; KM-50.1a. Good strike, toning around details, just too many small marks to make AU, pedigreed to the Eldorado collection. PCGS #84988777. b011819022018 $1,795

Peru

Lima, Peru, bust 8 escudos, Charles IV, 1798IJ, scarce variety with HIS ET IND, NGC XF 45. Lima, Peru, bust 8 escudos, Charles IV, 1798IJ, scarce variety with HIS ET IND, NGC XF 45. CT-unl; KM-unl. Lustrous but with high points weak and a little worn, also with minor laminations across top of obverse. This variety is unlisted in KM and CT but appears as #993 in Calico's book La Onza (2004). b041804563004 $1,795

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Smaller Denominations

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Colombia

Popayan, Colombia, bust 1 escudo, Charles IV, 1805JT, NGC AU 53. Popayan, Colombia, bust 2 escudos, Charles III, 1772JS. Restrepo-62.1; CT-502; KM-49.2. Broad-flan XF with some central weakness but otherwise well struck, first date of type, light red staining at date. b051804571002 $495
Popayan, Colombia, bust 1 escudo, Charles IV, 1805JT, NGC AU 53. Popayan, Colombia, bust 1 escudo, Charles IV, 1805JT, NGC AU 53. Restrepo-85.32; CT-538; KM-56.2. Highly lustrous, just a few marks and the rims crude from off-center strike, second finest known in NGC census. NGC #3592478-002. b091504191023 $795

Spain

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Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles IV, 1801FA. Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles III, 1779/8PJ, unlisted overdate. CT-unl (Type 55); KM-unl (Type 417.1). Lustrous AU with light hairlines, clear traces of 8 under 9 of date (first specimen reported). b051804571001 $525
Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles IV, 1801FA. Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles IV, 1793MF. CT-326; KM-435.1. VF/XF with streaks of dark staining, no problems. b051804571005 $435
Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles IV, 1801FA. Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles IV, 1794MF. CT-328; KM-435.1. Nice XF+, no problems. b051804571004 $475
Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles IV, 1803FA, NGC AU 50. Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Charles IV, 1803FA, NGC AU 50. CT-345; KM-435.1. Well struck and problem-free, with traces of luster, slightly rotated axis. b041804563006 $525
Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Ferdinand VII, 1820GJ. Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Ferdinand VII, 1820GJ. CT-217; KM-483.1. F/VF, no problems. b021604234015 $350
Madrid, Spain, bust 1/2 escudo, Ferdinand VI, 1758JB. Madrid, Spain, bust 1/2 escudo, Ferdinand VI, 1758JB. 1.75 grams. CT-256; KM-378. Lightly toned AXF on broad flan, slightly crude lettering (as made). b021604234038 $195

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World Gold Coins

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Bolivia

Potosi, Bolivia, 1/2 scudo, 1842LR, encapsulated NGC MS 64, WINGS approved (gold sticker), finest known in NGC census by several grades, ex-Lissner. Potosi, Bolivia, 1/2 scudo, 1842LR, encapsulated NGC MS 64, WINGS approved (gold sticker), finest known in NGC census by several grades, ex-Lissner. KM-104. 1.69 grams. Very bold strike, with lustrous satin fields and not even a hint of wear or marks, clearly the finest known (the WINGS sticker indicating premium quality for the grade, despite its already lofty MS number), the next highest in the NGC census being just AU 58. Pedigreed to the Lissner collection (as stated inside the slab), St. James's / CNG / Teller auction of August 2014, lot #1206. b081403965001 $1,595

Colombia

Madrid, Spain, bust 2 escudos, Ferdinand VII, 1826AJ. Bogota, Colombia, 1 peso, 1829RS, encapsulated NGC AU details / surface hairlines, ex-Frank Sedwick (stated inside slab). Sed-1; Restrepo-160.9; KM-84. Choice bold strike with nice luster (really more like UNC details), faint hairlines in fields, desirable pedigree. Pedigreed to the Dr. Frank Sedwick collection (our Auction #9, lot #204). b081604294011 $295

Japan

Japan, 2 bu (ni bu, Japan, 2 bu (ni bu, "samurai coins"), Meiji era (1860s). Each about 3 grams, 20mm x 12mm, made of about 22% gold and 78% silver, KM-C21d. Popular rectangular coins (larger version) with Japanese characters on both sides, all XF, some toned, great for jewelry, 3 available. b071516111017-19 $125 each
Japan, 2 shu (nishu, Japan, 2 shu (nishu gins, "samurai coins"), Tempo era (1830s to 1850s). Each about 1.6 grams, 7.5mm x 3mm, made of about 30% gold and 70% silver, KM-C18. Popular rectangular coins (smaller version) with Japanese characters on both sides, all XF, some toned, great for jewelry, 13 available. b121404026025-30 b071516111006-12 $85 each

Mexico

Madrid, Spain, 25 pesetas, Alfonso XII, 1878EM-M, with 18-78 inside 6-pointed stars. Guanajuato, Mexico, 8 escudos, 1870FR. KM-383.7. 27.00 grams. XF+ with original luster, minor (natural) flaw in cap, faint rose toning. b081303822001 $1,695

Spain

Madrid, Spain, 25 pesetas, Alfonso XII, 1878EM-M, with 18-78 inside 6-pointed stars. Madrid, Spain, 25 pesetas, Alfonso XII, 1878EM-M, with 18-78 inside 6-pointed stars. CT-6. Lustrous AU with minor bagmarks all over. b011604207010 $395

U.S.A.

     

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