4 Escudos - Felipe V

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Philip V (1700-1724, 1724-1746)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1732-1747
Value 4 Escudos (64)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 13.54 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 14981
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 135
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

"Big wig" bust right.

Lettering:
PHILIP•V•D•G•HISPAN•ET IND•REX
*1736*

Translation: Felipe 5th King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God

Reverse

Spain coat of arms with value and assayer's initials at sides and legend all around.

Lettering:
*MF* *4*
INITIUM SAPIENTIÆ TIMOR DOMINI
*Mo*

Translation:
MF 4 Escudos
The beginning of wisdom is the fear of God
Mexico City

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1732 
1733 F
1733 F
1734 F Over-date 1734/3 exists.
1734 MF
1735 MF
1736 MF
1737 MF
1738 MF
1739 MF
1740 MF Over-date 1740/30 exists
1741 MF
1742 MF Only as over-date 1742/32
1743 MF
1744 MF
1745 MF
1746 MF Over-date 1746/5 exists.
1747 MF

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 34938
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1735 MF AU
(PCGS AU Details (Cleaning))
USD 3 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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