1780 Gold 8 Escudos PCGS AU 55

$4,388.00 USD

The 1780 Gold 8 Escudos was minted during the Spanish colonial period in Colombia. This era was marked by Spanish control over much of Latin America, with significant economic activities centered around mining and trade. The coin reflects the wealth and influence of the Spanish Empire in the New World.

The obverse of the coin features a right-facing bust of Charles III of Spain, who reigned from 1759 to 1788. The inscription typically reads "CAROL·III·D·G·HISP·ET·IND·R·" which stands for "Charles III, by the Grace of God, King of Spain and the Indies".

The reverse showcases the crowned arms within the chain of the Order of the Fleece, a symbol of the Spanish monarchy's power and prestige. The intricate design includes various heraldic elements that highlight the coin's artistic and historical value.