COLOMBIA 1712 "1715 FLEET SHIPWRECK" 2 ESCUDOS NGC 64 PIRATE GOLD COINS TREASURE
Bogota, Colombia, cob 2 escudos, 1712, no assayer (Arce), posthumous Charles II, NGC MS 64, ex-1715 Fleet (designated on special label), ex-Tampa sale (2003). Restrepo-M66.40; S-B24; KM-14.2; Cal-1930. 6.72 grams. Very broad flan with choice full cross and shield and much legend, including bold full date (just the top of the 2 missing), also with clear king's ordinal II on obverse (hence clearly Charles II posthumous), all very sharp and with muted luster, tied with two others for second finest in NGC census. NGC #5934156-002.