½ Escudo - Fernando VII

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VII (1808-1821)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1814-1820
Value ½ Escudo (8)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 1.6917 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15093
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 112
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Laureate head right.

Lettering:
FERD•VII•D•G•HISP•ETIND•R
•1814•

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

Reverse

Crowned circular arms shield, surrounded by order chain. Mint mark at left and initials at right.

Lettering: Mo JJ

Translation: Mexico City JJ

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1814 JJ
1815 JJ $ 512 overdate variety exists
1816 JJ $ 874
1817 JJ
1818 JJ
1819 JJ
1820 JJ

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 33468
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1814 JJ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232121
Lot 64505
Internet Archive
May 26, 2021 1814 JJ AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 468.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232222
Lot 61633
Internet Archive
May 26, 2022 1815 JJ – overdate variety exists AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 420.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2022 March 27 The Long Island Collection of Latin American Coins Showcase Auction 61263
Lot 97262
Internet Archive
Mar 27, 2022 1815 JJ – overdate variety exists AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 552.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232121
Lot 64506
Internet Archive
May 26, 2021 1815 JJ – overdate variety exists AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 776.40
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232213
Lot 65563
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2022 1816 JJ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 960.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2021 December 11 - 13 HKINF World Coins Signature® Auction - Hong Kong 3095
Lot 36472
Internet Archive
Dec 11, 2021 1816 JJ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232131
Lot 61593
Internet Archive
Aug 4, 2021 1816 JJ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 960.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231916
Lot 63296
Internet Archive
Apr 18, 2019 1818 JJ UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 528.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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