1588 Gold Spanish Armada 2 Escudos of King Philip II Seville Mint VERY RARE
This is an original Spanish gold 2 escudos coin, minted in Spain during the reign of King Philip II. The obverse of this coin displays a Jerusalem cross with quatrefoils in each angle.
The reverse displays the royals arms of the'House of Habsburg'. Very rare to have a piece fully dated like this example! It is an exceptional coin, the date can't get any better (for England anyway) as 1588 was the year the Spanish Armada set sail to invade England and was soundly defeated, being one of the greatest moments of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
26.87mm x 25.90mm. This coin is unconditionally guaranteed be an original and. To date from the period described. A certificate of authenticity will be supplied on request.The item "1588 Gold Spanish Armada 2 Escudos of King Philip II Seville Mint VERY RARE" is in sale since Sunday, October 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ Medieval\European". The seller is "wear-the-past" and is located in Bath. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Spain
- Certification: Uncertified
- Denomination: 2 Escudos
- Grade: VF
- Year: 1588