2 Escudo Gold Doublon - Minted in Seville - Dated 1621 - Mounted in 14K Gold with Emeralds and Diamonds

Denomination: 2 Escudo

Mint: Seville, Spain

Reign: King Philip III

Weight: 5.5 gm

Date: 1621 (the bottom half of all 4 dates visible)

Mount: Mounted in 14K gold with Emeralds and Diamonds

Note: bottom half of date (1621) visible at the 11:00 position. plus clear king's ordinal III

History: The 2 Escudo was exceptionally famous in the colonies and among pirates, nicknamed as a "doubloon." A common working man at this time would have to work 4 months to earn a single doubloon.  

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