This large gold 8 Escudos was struck at the Cartagena Mint in the then Spanish colony of 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-55 by NGC. These 18th century Gold coins from Columbia don't show up with much frequency, so don't miss out! KM# 50.1.
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