Gold Cobs of Mexico
– Philip Flemming, Ph.D.
Phil Flemming is a collector with a degree in classics that specializes in gold coins of the New World. The first gold coins of Mexico are known as cobs and were struck from 1679 until 1732. The story of how they came to be created is filled with intrigue and some mystery.
In this video you will learn:
- How the first gold coins were made in Mexico were called the Jeweled Cross series
- The decree in 1675 authorizing gold coins in Mexico and how it took so long for any to be created
- Introduction of a new cross design
- Variations of design
- Box end crosses, plain end crosses, thin crosses
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