8 Escudos - Fernando VII


Country Mexico
Type Common coin
Years 1808-1812
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Metal Gold (.875)
Weight 26.98 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References KM# 160
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Bust facing right


Translation: Fernando 7th King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God


Crown above shield

8 S
•Mo• •HJ•

With happiness in both under the look of God
8 Escudos
Mexico City HJ

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Year Mintage VG F VF XF UNC Exchange
1808 TH
1809 HJ
1810 HJ
1811 HJ Over-date 1811/0 exists.
1811 HJ Over-initial H/T in HJ exists.
1811 JJ
1812 JJ

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8 Escudos - Fernando VII