Spain 1593-T C 2 escudos

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Heritage sale 3073, lot 33704
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This specimen was lot 33704 in Heritage sale 3073 (Chicago, April 2019), where it sold for $1,020. The catalog description[1] noted, "Spain, Philip II gold Cob 2 Escudos 1593 T-C VF (Clipped), Toledo mint. Clear date, mint and assayer's marks, the shield on the obverse slightly double struck along the top, the cross on the reverse well centered and bold." Two escudos are also noted for Seville and Valladolid in 1593, with Seville the most common, Valladolid rarest.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.87 g, .931 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Cayón-4127.

Source:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano and Warren Tucker, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3073, featuring the Lake County Collection of British coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.

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