8 Escudos - Carlos IV

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles IV (Carlos IV) (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1791-1808
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 27.07 g
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
15006
References KM# 159
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.

Obverse

Armored bust right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CAROL•IIII•HISP•ET IND•R
•1794•

Translation: Carlos 4th King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned shield with order chain around.

Script: Latin

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

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

Mint

Mintmark of Mexican Mint Mexican Mint (Casa de Moneda de México), Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1791 FM
1792 FM $ 4300
1793 FM $ 1600
1794 FM $ 2100
1795 FM
1796 FM $ 2000 $ 2300 Over-date 1796/5 exists.
1797 FM $ 1900 $ 4300 Error "EPLIX" exists.
1798 FM $ 2200
1799 FM $ 2700
1800 FM $ 2000 $ 2600
1801 FM
1801 FT Over-date 1801/0 exists.
1802 FT $ 2400
1803 FT
1804 TH $ 2900 Over-date 1804/3 exists.
1805 TH $ 2700 $ 4700
1806 TH $ 2200 $ 4100
1807 TH "Mo" over inverted "Mo"
1807 TH Over-date 1807/6 exists.
1808 TH $ 1300 $ 3900 Over-date 1808/7 exists.

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Numista Rarity index: 85 Search tips
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Bullion value: USD 1585.93 Search tips
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 231932
Lot 62352
Internet Archive
Aug 8, 2019 1791 FM AU
(NGC AU50)
USD 1200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232227
Lot 61558
Internet Archive
Jun 30, 2022 1791 FM XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 1800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32198
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1792 FM UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 5280.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
2020 January 12 - 13 World Coins Signature Auction - New York 3081
Lot 31043
Internet Archive
Jan 13, 2020 1792 FM UNC
(NGC MS63+)
USD 3120.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232326
Lot 65482
Internet Archive
Jun 22, 2023 1792 FM XF
(PCGS XF45)
USD 1680.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Katz
Auction 70
Lot 969
Internet Archive
Nov 13, 2022 1793 FM AU USD 1383.87
(EUR 1276.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232246
Lot 63606
Internet Archive
Nov 10, 2022 1793 FM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 2220.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Katz
Auction 63
Lot 3803
Internet Archive
Jul 26, 2022 1793 FM AU USD 1408.82
(EUR 1299.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232219
Lot 62629
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1793 FM AU
(NGC AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 1800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 30310
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1794 FM UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 7800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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