8 Escudos - Carlos III

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1786-1788
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 27.07 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15005
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 156a
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

Bust facing right

Lettering:
CAROL•III•D•G•
HISP•ET IND•R•
•1787•

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

Reverse

Crown above shield

Lettering:
IN•UTROQ•FELIX•
•AUSPICE•DEO
8 S
•FM• •Mo•

Translation:
With happiness in both under the look of God
8 Escudos
FM Mexico City

Comments

KM#156.1a - Initial letters and mintmark upright
KM#156.2a - Initial letters and mint mark inverted

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1786 FM KM#156.2a
1787 FM KM#156.2a
1788 FM KM#156.1a
1788 FM KM#156.2a

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