Here is a Gold coin that was struck when Spain had colonies around the globe. This Gold 8 Escudos was struck at the Cartagena Mint in Colombia. The obverse of this historic coin carries a likeness of King Charles III of Spain. Crowned arms within a chain are on the reverse.
Its fineness is .875 with an actual Gold weight of .7614 oz. This example has been graded AU-58 by NGC. These 18th century Gold coins from Columbia don't show up with much frequency, so don't miss out! KM# 50.1a.
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|Grade:||Almost Uncirculated - 58|
|Metal Content:||0.7614 troy oz|