For many years the Gold Cobs company has been working on three studies of
the Spanish Colonial gold cobs series.
The GOLD COBS OF MEXICO (1679-1732) is now complete in draft and we
are going to put on line some chapters for discussion and
comment. The print version will include more charts and detail. Several chapters of the GOLD COBS of El PERU (1696-1750)
are also ready for publication. See the chapter on the 1746-51
issues below.. Excerpts from he GOLD COBS OF COLOMBIA (1622-1756) will
follow. No detailed, comprehensive study of the
Spanish Colonial gold series is available to collectors and scholars,
but we are in the process of trying to remedy that. Please don't hesitate contact us
with comments or questions at
or by phone at 480-595-1293.
Part 1: The Jeweled
Cross Series is here
Part 2: The Plain Cross Issues of 1695-1699
Part 3: The Box-End Cross Issues of
This video of our
recent talk on the Jeweled Cross series is available on request.
The final 8
chapters of the GOLD COBS OF EL PERU (1743-1750) are now
Thank you again to PAN for this literary
award. We are involved with on-going archival research on the 1715
Fleet. Stay tuned. The received view, for example, that the patache
of Soto Sanchez (Nieves) was loaded with Royals and much of
the new 1714-15 coinage of Nueva Espana has to be wrong!
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