El Peru, LIMA 1750 R four escudos. NGC "MS 64 EX LUZ". An exceptional near gem media onza recovered from the wreck of Nuestra Senora de la Luz (1752). Lustrous, mint state, golden surfaces. The highest graded 1750 Lima four escudos. In fact, the highest grade Lima four escudos for the entire 50 year period 1701-1750. A truly [...]
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Nueva Espana, mint of Mexico City, 1714 J eight escudos. The rarest and most curious of the 1714 varieties, in which the date was removed from the reverse and re-engraved over GRAT in the obverse legend, creating the overstrike 1714/GRAT. Lustrous and choice mint state. Certainly one of the finest examples. NGC "Date Over Grat [...]
Ornate Cross design of 1711. Near mint state with a four digit date (very rare as such). Struck on a huge (37 mm) planchet and with beautiful golden color. NGC AU 50 1715 Fleet. The finest seen by either service, and without question one of best, if not the best, example of the ephemeral Mexican [...]