Spain 8 Escudos 1721/19 "Rare- Finest Known! Segovia Mint!" NGC 58+
FINEST KNOWN RARE SEGOVIA MINT! Segovia, Spain, gold milled 8 escudos, Philip V, 1721/19F, rare, NGC AU 58+, finest known in NGC census. Cal-2262; KM-unl (316 for type). The Segovia 8 escudos of Philip V represent the pinnacle of quality in the shield/cross type from Spanish mints, and this example is a perfect example, with perfectly even and centered strike with intricately engraved dies (very bold overdate), milled along the edge without splitting the edge or disturbing the inner details, its lustrous fields graced with beautifully deep, rich toning, officially the single finest of just three entries in the NGC census above a pair of AU 55's, a true "Best in Show" for the extensive Spanish offerings in this auction. NGC #5777877-018.