4 Escudos - Carlos III

Features

Issuer New Spain (Mexico)
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1785-1789
Value 4 Escudos (64)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 13.54 g
Diameter 30 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
15095
References KM# 142a
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

Bust facing right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CAROL•III•D•G•
HISP•ET IND•R•
•1784•

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

Reverse

Crown above shield

Script: Latin

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

Translation: With happiness in both under the look of God

Edge

Slant-reeded

Mint

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

Comments

KM#142.2a - Shield flanked by value. Mint and initials inverted.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1785 FM KM#142.2a
1786 FM KM#142.2a Over-initials FM/F exist.
1787 FM KM#142.2a
1788 FM KM#142.1a
1789 FM KM#142.2a

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