Tag Archive for: Charles II (1665-1700)

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Coin 28 – Gold Cob 8 Escudos, (16)99 MXO L, NGC AU-55

Mexico Charles II (1665-1700) Cal.27; Cal.Onza 130; Fr-2; KM-R56. 26.91g. Mexico City mint. This overdated gold cob 8-escudo piece was struck in the final year of Spain’s disastrous involvement in the War of the League of Augsburg…
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Coin 29 – Gold 4 Escudos, (1695-99) L, NGC AU-55

Mexico Charles II (1665-1700) Fr-3; KM-54. Weight 13.41g. Ex 1715 Fleet When Charles II ascended the throne of Spain in 1665, at the age of four, he was too young to rule on his own and therefore, his mother, Mariana of Austria,…
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Coin 30 – Gold 1 Escudo, (1679-98), NGC MS-64

Mexico Charles II (1665-1700) Fr-5; KM-50. 3.39g. Jeweled Cross. Mexico City mint. Ex: 1715 Fleet
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Coin 31 – Silver Royal 8 Reales, 1689/8 Mo L, NGC AU-53+

Mexico Charles II (1665-1700) KM-R46. 26.99g. Mexico City mint. Rare Royal Coinage issue. This impressive royal cob 8-reales was struck in a pivotal year for Spain and its sickly king, Charles II. On September 27, 1688, the War…