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This specimen was lot 25145 in Heritage sale 3016 (Orlando, FL, January 2012), where it sold for $1,495. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Felipe II gold 2 Escudos 1590S-D, AU53 NGC, nicely centered with readable date and bold mintmark, denomination and assayer." The 1590's were a period of transition at the Spanish mints as milling machinery was introduced. This specimen is of the older cob style.
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This specimen was lot 25145 in Heritage sale 3016 (Orlando, FL, January 2012), where it sold for $1,495. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Felipe II gold 2 Escudos 1590S-D, AU53 NGC, nicely centered with readable date and bold mintmark, denomination and assayer." The 1590's were a period of transition at the Spanish mints as milling machinery was introduced. This specimen is of the older cob style.
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' unknown.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' unknown.

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Heritage sale 3016, lot 25145
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 25145 in Heritage sale 3016 (Orlando, FL, January 2012), where it sold for $1,495. The catalog description[1] noted, "Felipe II gold 2 Escudos 1590S-D, AU53 NGC, nicely centered with readable date and bold mintmark, denomination and assayer." The 1590's were a period of transition at the Spanish mints as milling machinery was introduced. This specimen is of the older cob style.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .931 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Cayón no. 4114, Fr-169.

Source:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, Cristiano Bierrenbach and Scott Cordry, Heritage sale 3016, World and Ancient Coins, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2011.

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