Mexico

The Gold Cobs of Nueva Espana (Mexico)

Spanish Colonial Mexico, known as the Viceroyalty of Nueva Espana, produced hand-struck gold coins from December 1679 to May 1732, when the milled Portrait coinage began. Gold coins were struck in the denominations of one, two, four, and eight escudos.

Mexico 1714 8 escudos Date over Grat NGC MS 63 1715 Fleet

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 [...]

Mexico 1714 8 escudos Date over Grat NGC MS 63 1715 Fleet2019-10-21T14:49:14-07:00

Viceroyalty of Nueva Espana, Mexico City 1711 MXo J eight escudos

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 [...]

Viceroyalty of Nueva Espana, Mexico City 1711 MXo J eight escudos2019-11-08T09:07:13-07:00