8 Escudos - Fernando VII

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VII (1808-1821)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1814-1821
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 27.07 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15008
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 161
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 right.

Lettering:
FERDIN•VII•D•G•
HISP•ET IND•R
•1820•

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

Reverse

Spain arms surrounded by order chain, flanked by value and legend on outer circle.

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

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

Comments

Different mint varieties are considered different coins due to the way they were made, they were often made on top of other coins, and also were copies rather than shared dies, made by Loyalists.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1814 Mo JJ
1815 Mo HJ Over-date 1815/4 exists.
1815 Mo JJ Over-date 1815/4 exists.
1816 Mo JJ
1817 Mo JJ $ 3 987
1818 Mo JJ Over-date 1818/7 exists.
1819 Mo JJ
1820 Mo JJ
1821 Mo JJ

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31037
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1817 Mo JJ UNC
(NGC MS60)
USD 3 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 34955
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1817 Mo JJ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 4 320.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31038
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1819 Mo JJ UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 4 440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31039
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1820 Mo JJ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 4 203.60
(incl. buyer's premium)

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