½ Escudo - Carlos III 2nd type

½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type) -  obverse½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type) -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Spain
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1785
Value ½ Escudo (8)
Currency Real (1497-1833)
Composition Gold (.901)
Weight 1.7 g
Diameter 15 mm
Thickness 0.5 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 26321
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 415,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Cal# 766,
Xavier Calicó Estívill; 2008. Numismática española : Catálogo general con precios de todas las monedas españolas acuñadas desde los Reyes Católicos hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001 (10th edition). Áureo & Calicó, Barcelona, Spain.
Cy# 12181
Adolfo Cayón, Clemente Cayón, Juan R Cayón; 2005. Las monedas españolas : del tremis al euro. Cayón Jano, Madrid, Spain.

Obverse

Bust right. Legend around. Date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
·CAROL·III·D·G·HISP·R·
1778

Translation: Charles III King of the Spains by the grace of God

Engraver: Tomás Francisco Prieto Martín

Tomas Francisco Prieto (1716, Salamanca – 19 December 1782, Madrid) was a Spanish engraver and medallist.

Reverse

Crowned shield between mintmarks. Collar of The Golden Fleece around.

Script: Latin

Lettering: M PJ

Translation:
Madrid
Pedro Cano and Juan San Faury

Engravers: Tomás Francisco Prieto Martín , Antonio de Saa

Tomas Francisco Prieto (1716, Salamanca – 19 December 1782, Madrid) was a Spanish engraver and medallist.

Edge

Milled

Mints

M Royal Mint of Spain (Real Casa de la Moneda), Madrid, Spain (1591-date)
Mintmark of Royal Mint of Spain
S Real Casa de la Moneda, Seville, Spain

Comments

KM#415.1 Madrid
KM#415.2 Seville
Antonio de Saa graveur of reverse in Seville

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1772 MPJ 1 002 570 KM#415.1,Cal#766
1773 MPJ 942 382 KM#415.1,Cal#767
1773 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#796
1774 MPJ 943 427 $ 1270 KM#415.1,Cal#768
1774 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#797
1775 MPJ 369 485 KM#415.1,Cal#769
1775 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#798
1776 MPJ 352 773 $ 466 KM#415.1,Cal#770
1776 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#799
1777 MPJ 269 893 KM#415.1,Cal#771
1777 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#800
1778 MPJ 591 437 KM#415.1,Cal#772
1778 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#801
1779 MPJ 262 295 KM#415.1,Cal#773
1779 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#802
1781 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#803
1782 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#804
1783 MJD 2 305 690 83/74,KM#415.1,Cal#775
1783 MJD KM#415.1,Cal#774
1783 SCF KM#415.2,Cal#805
1784 MJD 869 399 KM#415.1,Cal#776
1785 MDV 234 355 KM#415.1,Cal#777

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Past sales

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Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
2022 March 27 The Long Island Collection of Latin American Coins Showcase Auction 61263
Lot 97408
Internet Archive
Mar 27, 2022 1772 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#766 UNC
(NGC MS64)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232003
Lot 63395
Internet Archive
Jan 16, 2020 1772 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#766 VF
(NGC VF Details (Cleaned))
USD 126.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
2022 March 27 The Long Island Collection of Latin American Coins Showcase Auction 61263
Lot 97409
Internet Archive
Mar 27, 2022 1773 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#767 VF
(NGC VF30)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232206
Lot 62694
Internet Archive
Feb 3, 2022 1774 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#768 UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 1110.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31670
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1774 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#768 UNC
(NGC MS65)
USD 1680.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232048
Lot 64505
Internet Archive
Nov 25, 2020 1775 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#769 VF
(NGC VF20)
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231912
Lot 63336
Internet Archive
Mar 21, 2019 1775 SCF – KM#415.2,Cal#798 UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 528.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232131
Lot 61626
Internet Archive
Aug 4, 2021 1776 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#770 AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232128
Lot 63610
Internet Archive
Jul 14, 2021 1776 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#770 AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 552.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)Picture 1 of a sold ½ Escudo - Carlos III (2nd type)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232034
Lot 63385
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2020 1776 MPJ – KM#415.1,Cal#770 AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 504.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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