4 Escudos - Carlos III


Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1762-1771
Value 4 Escudos (64)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 13.54 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15003
References KM# 141
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.


Bust facing right

Script: Latin


Translation: Carlos 3rd King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God


Central shield, with crown above

Script: Latin

·Mo· ·MF·

With happiness in both under the look of God
Mexico City MF

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1764 MF
1765 MF Over-date 1766/5 exists.
1766 MF
1767 MF
1768 MF
1769 MF
1770 MF
1771 MF

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Past sales

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Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31837
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1765 MF – Over-date 1766/5 exists. AU
(NGC AU Details (Mount Removed))
USD 8400.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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