Your search for '8 escudos cob' matched 66 lots from auctions added in the last six months.
To search our full database of over 7 million records, please subscribe to CoinArchives Pro.

Search for '8 escudos cob' in upcoming auctions at  NumisBids.com
Auction DatePrice Realized
Cayón Numismática - November 2022 Auction, Lot 5516
FELIPE III. 8 reales. México. 1613 sobre 2 girado. F. Redondo (royal). Cy no cita. Laz38 (este mismo ejemplar, plate coin) indica como grado de rareza RU (único). 27´12 g. Agujero. Casi SC-. Encapsulada NGC AU DETAILS. Atractivo tono. Extraordinario ejemplar. Rarísimo. Único Este lote está exento de tasa de exportación / No export fee for this lot En caso de no exportarse fuera de la UE, el comprador abonará 3.000 euros extra (martillo, comisión más 3.000 euros) / In case of EU delivery, buy...
30 Nov 202230,000 EUR
Heritage World Coin Auctions - Showcase Auction 61284, Lot 99417
Mexico Philip V gold Cob 8 Escudos ND (1702-1710)-Mo MS62 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM57.1, Cal-Type 292. "Box end Cross" variety. 26.84gm. An ever popular "doubloon", presenting the usual crude strike with peripheral flatness but crisp motifs with lustrous crevices. Likely salvaged from the 1715 Fleet, though we have no documentation to support this. From the Archipelago Collection https://coins.ha.com/itm/mexico/mexico-philip-v-gold-cob-8-escudos-nd-1702-1710-mo-ms62-ngc-/a/61284-99417.s?type...
20 Nov 202212,000 USD
Áureo & Calicó - Auction 400, Lot 114
1801. Carlos IV. Popayán. JF. 8 escudos. Falsa de época en cobre dorado, con contramarca FALSA, en anverso. Perforación. 13,13 g. (MBC+). Estimate: 15 EUR Starting price: 10 EUR...
17 Nov 2022130 EUR
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Collector's Choice November 2022 Auction, Lot 72430
COLOMBIA. Cob 2 Escudos, ND (1701-14). Bogota Mint. Philip V. PCGS Genuine--Mount Removed, Unc Details. Fr-8; KM-14.2. Weight: 6.81 gms. Crowned arms on the obverse, cross of Jerusalem well defined on the reverse. Philip V ruled, 1700-1746. Estimate: $800 - $1000...
14 Nov 20222,200 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Collector's Choice November 2022 Auction, Lot 73014
SPAIN. Cob 2 Escudos, ND (1566-87)-S D. Seville Mint. Philip II. PCGS MS-62. Fr-169; Cal-828. Weight: 6.74 gms. Flashes of flaxen-gold luster emanate from the devices of this enticing Cob. The fields feature a mottled texture indicative of aged, possibly rusted dies, but overall the strike is bold to sharp with minimal doubling and incredible detail afforded for the type. Not bested by a single other example in the PCGS population report, this survivor is tied for finest known due to remarkabl...
14 Nov 20222,600 USD
Ginza Coins - Auction 34, Lot 985
Peru, Ferdinand IV gold Cob 4 Escudos 1750-L R, Muled with 8E Reverse, KM-A47, NGC(MS62). | AU/UNC Starting price: 300000 JPY...
5 Nov 20221,000,000 JPY
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 5
Seville, Spain, gold cob 4 escudos, Philip II, assayer Gothic D below mintmark S to left, NGC AU 55. Cal-887. 13.40 grams. Broad flan with choice full cross and shield, bold S-Gothic D and denomination o-IIII, some legend, slightly lustrous. Estimate: $2500 - $3750...
3 Nov 20223,750 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 6
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, 1591 date to right, assayer H below mintmark S and denomination II to left, NGC AU 58, finest and only example in NGC census. Cal-836. 6.75 grams. Choice example with full S-II-H to left and most of 1591 to right of well-detailed full shield below sharp bottom half of crown, full cross with bold tressure except for one end, much luster for the assigned grade, fully worthy of its finest-known status. Estimate: $2500 - $3750...
3 Nov 20223,500 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 11
Toledo, Spain, cob 2 escudos, Philip II, assayer M below mintmark T [sic] to left. Cal-unl (cf 862). 6.72 grams. Rare variety with no o above mintmark (unlisted in Calico), typically well-detailed full shield and crown and cross, full T-M to left and bold full denomination II with two dots above to right, nice XF+ with faint red toning. Estimate: $1750 - $2500...
3 Nov 20222,600 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 14
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, Phillip III, assayer B, OMNIVM variety, NGC XF 45. Cal-1050. 6.75 grams. Crude strike with much flatness yet with clear O(M)NIVM in legend (not noted by NGC), hairline edge-split. Estimate: $800 - $1200...
3 Nov 20221,200 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 16
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, Philip III , assayer not visible, NGC AU 55. Cal-Type 197. 6.69 grams. Most of shield and cross but some peripheral flatness and rusty-die strike, good contrast from sediment in crevices. Estimate: $800 - $1200...
3 Nov 20221,700 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 21
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, Philip IV, assayer R, NGC AU details / cleaned. Cal-Type 388. 6.77 grams. Good but off-center full cross, nearly full shield with clear S-R to left inside king's ordinal IIII, a few minor marks here and there. Estimate: $800 - $1200...
3 Nov 20221,800 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 22
Seville, Spain, gold cob 8 escudos, 1690 (M), NGC MS 64, finest and only example in the NGC census. Cal-1043. 26.83 grams. Choice shield (nearly full) with bold full denomination VIII to right, good full cross and most of tressure, clear bottom half of 169 of date with weaker but certain final digit 0, choice color with hint of luster, tiny edge-split in flat area of periphery. Estimate: $6000 - $9000...
3 Nov 202213,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 23
Seville, Spain, gold cob 8 escudos, Charles II, assayer not visible, NGC AU 55. Cal-Type 181. 26.83 grams. Most of cross and shield despite large areas of peripheral flatness. Curiously, the mintmark S appears in the legend at eleven o'clock, and beneath it is a G that could either be the assayer or the end of the legend (D.G.). Estimate: $3500 - $5000...
3 Nov 20224,750 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 26
Mexico City, Mexico, gold cob 8 escudos, 1713 J, NGC MS 64 (1715 Fleet Label). S-M30; KM-57.1; Cal-2211; Tauler-390. 27.06 grams. Bold date and oXMJ and denomination VIII, most of shield and crown, good full cross (slightly doubled), typically beveled edge (as made), nice luster per the choice grade. From the 1715 Fleet. Estimate: $15000 - $22500...
3 Nov 202217,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 27
Mexico City, Mexico, gold cob 8 escudos, 1713 J, NGC UNC details / reverse spot removed (1715 Fleet Label), with hand-signed certificate from 1977. S-M30; KM-57.1; Cal-2211; Tauler-390. 26.82 grams. Bold strike with nearly full shield and cross and date, 100% bold and full oXMJ, most of periphery flat and beveled as usual, small dig near edge on reverse, toned but a bit shiny. From the 1715 Fleet, with Fisher photo-certificate (small) from 1977 hand-signed by Dolores (Deo) Fisher, pedigreed to...
3 Nov 202212,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 28
Mexico City, Mexico, gold cob 8 escudos, (1714) J, "GRAT" variety (date on reverse not visible), NGC MS 62 (1715 Fleet Label). S-M30; KM-57.2; Cal-2212; Tauler-396. 26.75 grams. While the "GRAT" dies (so named for the placement of GRAT where the date normally appears, along with moving the date to the legend on the reverse) were clearly a refinement of the details, unfortunately the planchets were not so well prepared and you tend to see flat areas and doubling where multiple attempts were mad...
3 Nov 202213,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 29
Mexico City, Mexico, gold cob 8 escudos, 1714 J, NGC MS 62 (1715 Fleet Label), ex-Anderson. S-M30; KM-57.2; Cal-2213; Tauler-393. 26.92 grams. Choice full shield with much legend including most of date and full king's ordinal V, also denomination VIII, the very bold cross and tressure also full with some legend on that side too, light luster, the obverse periphery partially beveled and flat (as made). From the 1715 Fleet, with original Cobb Coin Co. (Mel Fisher) photo-certificate 4298, pedigre...
3 Nov 202216,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 36
Mexico City, Mexico, gold cob 2 escudos, (1714) J, NGC MS 66 (1715 Fleet label), finest known in NGC census. S-M30; KM-53.2; Cal-1887; Tauler-275. 6.80 grams. While a visible date would be more desirable (can only be 1714 by style), the extreme high grade of this piece sets it apart, with the crispest and fullest shield and cross imaginable, also with bold full oMJ and crown, highly lustrous all over, the lone MS 66 among the (currently) 30 entries for this date and type at NGC. From the 1715 ...
3 Nov 20229,500 USD
Need access to more market information?

Research tools for professionals
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 41
Cuzco, Peru, gold cob 2 escudos, 1698 M, large flan with RX in legend, NGC MS 63 (1715 Fleet Label). S-CZ1; KM-28; Cal-855. 6.71 grams. At 25mm, this is probably the broadest flan we have ever seen for this type, a perfect example of the "Lima cut" style (characterized by the error RX for REX in legend), with full crown and nearly full legends (including clear C.II for Charles II), choice full cross-lions-castles, full but doubled pillars-and-waves, lustrous and very lightly toned. From the 17...
3 Nov 202216,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 42
Cuzco, Peru, gold cob 2 escudos, 1698 M, small flan, NGC MS 63 (1715 Fleet Label). S-CZ1; KM-28; Cal-855. 6.74 grams. Choice full pillars-and-waves, full but doubled cross, nearly full crown and much legend (including C.II for Charles II), which is unusual for this "Bogota cut" style of smaller flan, nicely lustrous all over. From the 1715 Fleet. Estimate: $15000 - $22500...
3 Nov 202216,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 43
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1704 H, rare, NGC AU details / removed from jewelry (1715 Fleet label). S-L25a; KM-38.1; Cal-2111. 26.81 grams. Bold full pillars-and-waves and cross-lions-castles with much legend on both sides, no doubling, lightly toned, a bit shiny from former mounting. Curiously, despite its status as a rare date, Tauler lists four different varieties, depending on the spelling and truncation of HISPANIARVM, this being Tauler 223 with HISPAN ("muy rara"). From the 1715 Flee...
3 Nov 202215,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 44
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1708 H, NGC MS 63 (1715 Fleet Label), ex-Pullin. S-L25a; KM-38.1; Cal-2114. 26.95 grams. Broad flan with full crown and nearly full legends around choice full pillars-and-waves and cross-lions-castles (both well centered and devoid of doubling), nice rich color with muted luster, variety with legend ending in HISPAN per Tauler 232a. From the 1715 Fleet, pedigreed to the John Pullin Collection (stated on label), with original Cobb Coin Co. (Mel Fisher) tag and ph...
3 Nov 202228,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 45
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1711 M, rotated legend, NGC UNC details / edge filing (1715 Fleet Label). S-L28; KM-38.2; Cal-2119. 26.90 grams. Bold full pillars-and-waves and cross-lions-castles, also choice full crown and much legend on cross side (starting at six o'clock, per Tauler 239), nice color with toned fields on cross side, just a small spot of modern filing to right of crown. From the 1715 Fleet. Estimate: $8000 - $12000...
3 Nov 202215,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 46
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1712 M, NGC MS 63 (1715 Fleet Label). S-L28; KM-38.2; Cal-2120. 26.84 grams. Choice color with luster on pillars side, great full cross-lions-castles and pillars-and-waves, well centered and not doubled, enough legend to identify as Tauler 240 with HISPANIAR and trace of second date 712. From the 1715 Fleet, pedigreed to the R. Herbruger Collection, with original collector's paper flip. Estimate: $10000 - $15000...
3 Nov 202222,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 47
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1729 N, NGC MS 62 ("top pop"). S-L29; KM-38.2; Cal-2142. 27.00 grams Exceptionally broad flan for the issue (33mm) with much legend including bold full second date 729 (per Tauler 291b) due to slightly off-center strike, the pillars-and-waves and cross-lions-castles nevertheless full, all with choice deep toning, tied with one other for finest known in the NGC census and certainly the best example we have seen. Estimate: $12500 - $20000...
3 Nov 202226,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 48
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1738 N, NGC MS 62 ("top pop"). S-L29; KM-38.2; Cal-2153. 27.14 grams. Small, thick flan with full but slightly off-center cross-lions-castles, full but slightly doubled pillars-and-waves, just enough legend to see it ends in HISPANIA (per Tauler 321, "rara"), tied for finest in NGC census. Estimate: $10000 - $15000...
3 Nov 202217,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 49
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1745 V, NGC AU details / cleaned. S-L30; KM-38.2; Cal-2164. 26.57 grams. Broad flan with clear second date and king's name and ordinal in legend, full pillars-and-waves and cross-lions-castles with trifle flatness in centers, bright yellow gold, Tauler 344 ("rara"). Estimate: $8000 - $12000...
3 Nov 202211,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 50
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1748 R, NGC MS 63. S-L31; KM-47; Cal-758. 26.89 grams. Choice full cross-lions-castles and (off-center) pillars-and-waves, with clear bottom half of second date 48 in legend (Tauler 560a), lustrous and very boldly struck, tied with one other for second finest in NGC census behind a single MS 65. Estimate: $12500 - $20000...
3 Nov 202224,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 58
Bogota, Colombia, gold cob 2 escudos, (1683 G), one-year type with distinctive fleurs, NGC AU 58. Restrepo-M66.12; S-B22a; KM-14.1; Cal-890. 6.66 grams. Choice full shield and cross with contrasting sediment in crevices, well centered, with left side of assayer G visible to right, quadrants of cross showing distinctive fleurs with ball tips separated from "leaves" (attributable to 1683 only, but NGC only notes Charles II). Estimate: $1250 - $2000...
3 Nov 20222,400 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 59
Bogota, Colombia, gold cob 2 escudos, (1683 G), one-year type with distinctive fleurs, NGC XF details / cleaned. Restrepo-M66.12; S-B22a; KM-14.1; Cal-890. 6.71 grams. Small flan with full and well-centered cross and shield but no peripheries, contrasting toning and sediment in crevices, distinctive fleurs in quadrants of cross showing ball tips separated from the "leaves," which research has shown is only known for the date 1683 (NGC only notes Charles II). Estimate: $1000 - $1500...
3 Nov 20222,100 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 63
Bogota, Colombia, gold cob 2 escudos, Philip V, assayer not visible (S) to right, mintmark F to left, NGC AU 53. Restrepo-M80.8; S-B25b; KM-17.2. 6.74 grams. Choice bold shield and cross, both full and deeply contrasted with dark fields, also full crown and bold mintmark F, the assayer to right off the flan but style of post-Louis I S (1726-29) with full ringlets in tressure-dimples around the cross. Estimate: $1250 - $2000...
3 Nov 20222,200 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 65
Bogota, Colombia, gold cob 2 escudos, 1745 (S), very rare, NGC AU 55, finest and only example in NGC census. Restrepo-M80.16; S-B27; KM-17.2; Cal-unl. 6.80 grams. Small, round, thick flan with choice full cross-and-tressure, clear and bold date, contrasting sediment on fields, assayer not visible by S by default (incorrectly attributed to assayer M by NGC). Estimate: $1500 - $2250...
3 Nov 20222,600 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 274
Madrid, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, 1707/6 Y/F, unique and unlisted. KM-unl; Cal-unl. 6.74 grams. Very boldly struck, with choice full cross-and-tressure and clear bottom half of 07/6 of date at top, well-detailed full shield with very bold over-assayer Y/F below mintmark to left, bright yellow AU with spots of mercury damage here and there typifying this wreck (actually two ships sunk together, collectively nicknamed the "quicksilver galleons" for their cargo of mercury). This coin, while dama...
3 Nov 20229,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1355
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, Philip II, assayer Gothic D to left, mintmark S to right. Cal-Type 259. 6.59 grams. Cleaned AU with scrape above shield, decent cross detail. Estimate: $800 - $1200...
3 Nov 20221,600 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1356
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, 1595 date to right, assayer B below mintmark S and denomination II to left, NGC AU details / removed from jewelry. Cal-852. 6.67 grams. Cleaned piece with clear date yet somewhat doubled resulting in "15955," full cross on reverse showing ample die rust (as made) along with some old scratches. Estimate: $1000 - $1500...
3 Nov 20221,800 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1357
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, Philip II, assayer B, NGC XF details / cleaned. Cal-Type 259. 6.56 grams. Nice cross and bold partial shield on an irregular-shaped planchet with large thin edge-crack as made. Estimate: $800 - $1200...
3 Nov 20221,950 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1360
Toledo, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, Phillip II, assayer M above mintmark T to left, NGC Clipped. Cal-859. 5.46 grams. Interesting effect showing a clear "3 escudos" denomination as dot-III due to doubling, really nice and bold full shield and cross with ample luster all around, lightly clipped on edge. Estimate: $1000 - $1500...
3 Nov 20221,800 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1361
Seville, Spain, gold cob 2 escudos, Philip II or III, assayer not visible. 6.71 grams. XF+ with nearly complete shield and cross, struck using rusty dies on an irregular planchet with a long thin edge-crack (as made). Estimate: $800 - $1200...
3 Nov 20221,850 USD
Need access to more market information?

Research tools for professionals
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1369
Cuzco, Peru, gold cob 2 escudos, 1698 M, small flan, NGC MS 63. S-CZ1; KM-28; Cal-855. 6.76 grams. High-grade example with full and well-struck pillars-and-waves and cross with only minimal doubling plus some legend detail struck up, a little edge crudity as is typical, substantial surface luster with pleasing golden surfaces (early die-state), a choice coin in every sense, inexplicably listed in a separate category from the other graded 1698 M 2 escudos. Estimate: $10000 - $15000...
3 Nov 202211,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1370
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1725 M, (Louis I), rare, NGC XF details / removed from jewelry. S-L28a; KM-40; Cal-62. 26.45 grams. Rare one-year type struck well after the short seven-month reign of Louis I in 1724. Bold full pillars and cross with smooth surfaces from jewelry cleaning. Estimate: $4000 - $6000...
3 Nov 202211,000 USD
Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC - Treasure Auction 32, Lot 1371
Lima, Peru, gold cob 8 escudos, 1748 R, NGC AU details / removed from jewelry. S-L31; KM-47; Cal-758. 26.72 grams. Strongly struck piece with bold pillars and cross plus portions of the legends on both sides, cleaned surfaces indicative of past jewelry mounting. Estimate: $4000 - $6000...
3 Nov 202211,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - Dallas Signature Sale 3102, Lot 31153
Mexico Philip V gold Cob 8 Escudos 1714 Mo-J MS63 PCGS, Mexico City mint, KM57.3, Cal-2212, Onza-396 (Few specimens known), Oro Macuquino-396. 27.08gm. Type with date on reverse, and GRAT obverse legend. Highly collectible among the colonial gold Cob series, with Calicó stating that only a few specimens are known in his book, La Onza. While the date is mostly off-flan, with only the lower part of the last digit discernible, this single year type is easily identifiable. Bearing an eye-appeal se...
2 Nov 202216,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - Dallas Signature Sale 3102, Lot 32924
Spain Philip II gold Cob 2 Escudos ND (from 1566) G-A MS63 NGC, Granada mint, Fr-168, Cal-814. 6.67gm. A wonderful choice example of this well-circulated type, admitting just a hint of illegibility to the legends, a muddling combatted by deep crevice toning. The elevated designs are highlighted by original luster, making for plenty of eye-appeal. Ex. Fernand David Collection https://coins.ha.com/itm/spain/spain-philip-ii-gold-cob-2-escudos-nd-from-1566-g-a-ms63-ngc-/a/3102-32924.s?type=DA-D...
2 Nov 20225,750 USD
London Coins Ltd. - Auction 178, Lot 1025
Bolivia Two Escudos Cob comes with an NGC ticket stating Bolivia 2E 'Not Encapsulated - Altered Surface' (8.38 grammes) Assayers Marks P Y About Fine with some scratches, we note no Bolivia Gold cobs of this type are listed by Krause, the design matching the silver coins of the period, a curious piece, viewing recommended Estimate: 600-700 GBP Starting price: 600 GBP...
3 Sep 2022800 GBP
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 34310
Mexico Philip V gold Cob 2 Escudos 1714 Mo-J MS65 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM53.2, Cal-1887, Oro Macuquino-275. 6.68gm. Simply radiant and always a popular type when seen for sale, generally not available in this high a level of preservation and eye appeal. Collectible at every level, especially so when bestowed a vibrant lemon-gold hue, with every feature rising in contrast against the surrounding elements, and nearly all details remaining relatively discernible. https://coins.ha.com/itm/mex...
25 Aug 20226,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 34311
Mexico Philip V gold Cob 8 Escudos ND (1711-1713) MXo-J MS64 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM57.1, Cal-Type 294. 27.00gm. Crosslet-end cross variety. Superior in many respects when compared to a large swath of Cob 8 Escudos we've seen in recent years, the uniform pale gold surfaces dripping with mint flash yet characteristically crude in overall appearances. While the date is obscured by poor centering, an all too common characteristic of these expansive hammered issues, the preservation is stunning ...
25 Aug 202215,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 34312
Mexico Philip V gold Cob 8 Escudos 1713 MXo-J MS66 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM57.1, Cal-2211, Onza-390 (Extremely Rare), Oro Macuquino-390 (Extremely Rare). 26.65gm. Pairing absolute and conditional rarity, this amazing survivor has it all. Other than bearing the finest grade ever awarded by either NGC or PCGS for the date, this premium gem boasts exuberant surfaces with the trademark peripheral flatness, but deeply engraved central motifs. On top of bearing a bold and desirable 1713 date, along...
25 Aug 202234,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 34313
Mexico Philip V gold Cob 8 Escudos 1715 Mo-J MS63 NGC, Mexico City mint, KM57.2, Cal-2214, Onza-398 (Extremely Rare), Oro Macuquino-398 (Extremely Rare). 26.77gm. Plain tressures variety. From the 1715 Plate Fleet. Perhaps the most fiercely collected date from this famed shipwreck, and one of immense rarity, both in general and in this conditional preservation. Entirely missing from the Norweb and Eliasberg collections, a quick survey of NGC and PCGS's census reports reveals a mere 2 pieces ha...
25 Aug 202238,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 36047
Peru Philip V gold Cob 8 Escudos 1718 L-M XF Details (Removed From Jewelry) NGC, Lima mint, KM38.2, Cal-2129. 26.73gm. A bright golden piece, showing moderately handled surfaces with bold devices and free of the usual multiple strikes. With clear features and a round flan, this once proudly hung piece bears interesting dots around the castles and lions. From the GK Collection https://coins.ha.com/itm/peru/peru-philip-v-gold-cob-8-escudos-1718-l-m-xf-details-removed-from-jewelry-ngc-/a/3101-...
25 Aug 20228,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 36048
Peru Philip V gold Cob 8 Escudos 173x L-N UNC Details (Edge Filing) NGC, Lima mint, KM38.2, Cal-2155. 26.93gm. A crisp representative of the beloved 8 Escudos type, showing a neat flip-over double strike and filed edges from being rounded-up to fit in a jewelry bezel. https://coins.ha.com/itm/peru/peru-philip-v-gold-cob-8-escudos-173x-l-n-unc-details-edge-filing-ngc-/a/3101-36048.s?type=DA-DMC-CoinArchives-WorldCoins-3101-08252022 HID02906262019 © 2022 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Rese...
25 Aug 20227,000 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 36213
Spain Philip II gold Cob 2 Escudos ND (1566-1598) G-A MS63 PCGS, Granada mint, Cal-814 (prev. Cal-40, where it was the plate coin), Oro Macuquino-11 (this coin). 6.78gm. Precisely struck, rendering crisp and luminous peripheries, bathed in a light amber tone. The sole finest graded by PCGS. Ex. Golf Collection (Áureo & Calicó Auction 328, March 2019, Lot 155); Privately purchased from Schulman in 1970 https://coins.ha.com/itm/spain/spain-philip-ii-gold-cob-2-escudos-nd-1566-1598-g-a-ms63-p...
25 Aug 20223,300 USD
Heritage World Coin Auctions - ANA Signature Sale 3101, Lot 36221
Spain Philip IV gold Cob 4 Escudos 1629/8 MD-V AU53 PCGS, Madrid mint, Cal-1839, Oro Macuquino-32 (this coin). 13.36gm. An elusive issue, showing a good strike with crude dies and a clear overdate. The single piece graded by NGC or PCGS and the only example offered in recent years. Ex. Calicó Auction 140-1 (May 2002, Lot 264) https://coins.ha.com/itm/spain/spain-philip-iv-gold-cob-4-escudos-1629-8-md-v-au53-pcgs-/a/3101-36221.s?type=DA-DMC-CoinArchives-WorldCoins-3101-08252022 HID029062620...
25 Aug 20226,500 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31031
SPAIN. Cob 4 Escudos, ND (1566-87)-S D. Seville Mint. Philip II. PCGS MS-62. Fr-158; Cal-887. Weight: 13.53 gms. Emanating from an ever popular series of issues, this gold minor exhibits a fairly strong central strike along with an enticing golden hue and much brilliance remaining. Undoubtedly, one of the more attractive examples of the type that one is likely to encounter. To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, click here. From the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection. ...
22 Aug 20225,000 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31032
SPAIN. Cob 2 Escudos, ND (1566-87)-S D. Seville Mint. Philip II. PCGS AU-55. Fr-169; Cal-828. Weight: 6.63 gms. The non-Mint State designation seemingly emanates from a slightly muted nature to the brilliance. Otherwise, this charming example doesn't really exhibit any signs of handling or usage, all while offering a solid strike and highly presentable appearance. As such, a premium-quality piece for the grade assigned. To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, click here....
22 Aug 20223,000 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31033
SPAIN. Cob 2 Escudos, ND (1566-76)-T M. Toledo Mint. Philip II. PCGS MS-62. Fr-170; cf. Cal-862. Weight: 6.74 gms. Quite well struck and sharp on each side, this nearly-choice cob issue from a lesser seen mint offers enchanting allure and an attractive hue, undoubtedly making it a great opportunity for the fan of "pirate gold" types. To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, click here. From the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection. Estimate: $2000 - $3000...
22 Aug 20222,800 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31034
SPAIN. Cob 2 Escudos, ND (1566-76)-T M. Toledo Mint. Philip II. PCGS Genuine--Filed Rims, Unc Details. Fr-170; Cal-862. Weight: 6.45 gms. Outside of the noted rim filing, likely emanating from the example's time as a jewelry piece, this glistening specimen is free from handling and retains a dazzling brilliance to its surfaces. To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, click here. From the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection. Estimate: $1500 - $2000...
22 Aug 20222,000 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31062
COLOMBIA. Cob 2 Escudos, 1694-ARC E. Nuevo Reino (Bogota) Mint. Charles II. PCGS AU-55. Fr-8; KM-14.2; Cal-898. Weight: 6.73 gms. The portions of the strike that are on the compact flan are well applied and a handsome luster coats the surfaces. Very little evidence of technical wear is seen on the surfaces, ensuring this Cob will be a hot commodity. To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, click here. From the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection. Estimate: $800 - $1200...
22 Aug 20223,800 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31121
PERU. Cob 8 Escudos, 1715-L M. Lima Mint. Philip V. PCGS Genuine--Tooled, Unc Details. Fr-7; KM-38.2; Cal-2125. Weight: 26.87 gms. Quite sharp and alluring, this possible Fleet wreck specimen presents hardly any evidence of handling, offering a clear date and a golden-olive hue. Its only noted distraction--some minor scratches near the edge on the reverse--accounts for the details designation on this otherwise Mint State example. To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, cl...
22 Aug 202211,500 USD
Need access to more market information?

Research tools for professionals
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31122
PERU. Cob 8 Escudos, 1718-L M. Lima Mint. Philip V. PCGS AU-53. Fr-7; KM-38.2; Cal-2129. Weight: 26.93 gms. Presenting the rather typical crude appearance of the planchet, this large gold denomination nevertheless retains great charm and elegance through its very subtle handling, wholesome state of preservation, and fairly clear date--always an important achievement within this "pirate booty" series. To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, click here. From the Mark and ...
22 Aug 202210,000 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 31123
PERU. Cob 8 Escudos, 1728-L N. Lima Mint. Philip V. PCGS AU-53. Fr-7; KM-38.2; Cal-2141. Weight: 26.91 gms. Despite some very minor handling and evidence of time in commerce, this wholesome specimen radiates with tremendous originality and offers a delightfully toned nature that greatly accents the devices. Meanwhile, the three digits in the date--especially the final two--stand out clearly and robustly. Not surprisingly, the finer of just two seen at PCGS for the date. To view all items from ...
22 Aug 20229,000 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 34075
COLOMBIA. Cob 2 Escudos, 1743-F S. Bogota Mint, Assayer Sebastian de Rivera (S). Philip V. PCGS AU-50. Fr-8; KM-17.2; Cal-Type 243 (Unlisted date); RL-M80S-16, 1743. The second finest certified of the date and Assayer's letter on either the NGC or PCGS population reports, two finer (both NGC AU-55). This date, typically associated with the previous Assayer Malano, exhibits a clear bold "S" to the right of the shield with an "F" from the mintmark to the left. The centers are well struck with go...
22 Aug 20223,600 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 34469
PERU. Cob 2 Escudos, 1698-C M. Cuzco Mint. Charles II. PCGS MS-64. Fr-4; KM-28; Cal-855. Weight: 6.69 gms. An incredible grade for this crudely produced minor, this present piece--on the cusp of Gem status--offers golden yellow brilliance and a rather sharp strike on its oddly shaped and somewhat compact flan. A die shift is observed, more noticeable on the date side, but does not interfere with the remaining details. Estimate: $7000 - $10000...
22 Aug 202212,000 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 34470
PERU. Cob 8 Escudos, 1711-L M. Lima Mint. Philip V. PCGS MS-63. Fr-7; KM-38.2; Cal-2119. Weight: 26.94 gms. Incredibly attractive and alluring, this choice specimen, outside of a few areas of subtle weakness, offers a great strike with a fairly clear date--the final digit being somewhat obfuscated on account of a die shift. Brilliantly gold overall, with some orangish hints in the recesses and a slightly matte nature to the fields. Given the cruder means of manufacture for these types, it woul...
22 Aug 202217,000 USD
Stack's Bowers Galleries (& Ponterio) - Summer 2022 Global Showcase Auction, Lot 34471
PERU. Cob 8 Escudos, 1711-L M. Lima Mint. Philip V. PCGS MS-62. Fr-7; KM-38.2; Cal-2119. Weight: 26.87 gms. This enchanting and extraordinarily elegant survivor--on the cusp of choice status--offers intense brilliance, an attractive olive-yellow hue, and a stunningly well-centered strike, with all three digits of the date clearly visible. Absolutely a premium example of this ever-popular "pirate" type. Estimate: $12500 - $17500...
22 Aug 202219,000 USD
Tauler & Fau - Auction 114, Lot 118
Philip IV (1621-1665). 8 escudos. 1646/5. Madrid. A/V/IB. (Cal-1922). (Tauler-31a). (Cal onza-31 var). Au. 26,89 g. A superb specimen for a cob, with all data perfectly visible. Clear overdate and rectified assayers, with choice full inner details and crown as well as full legend on a broad, round flan that extends past the outer border, attractively lustrous. Very bold and lovely all over, and decidedly extremely rare, even more in this magnificent state of preservation. Tauler only reports 2...
29 Jun 202239,000 EUR
Your search for '8 escudos cob' matched 66 lots from auctions added in the last six months.
To search our full database of over 7 million records, please subscribe to CoinArchives Pro.

Search for '8 escudos cob' in upcoming auctions at  NumisBids.com