2 Escudos - Fernando VI

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1748-1756
Value 2 Escudos (32)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 6.766 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 28692
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 126
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

"Big wig" bust right.

Lettering:
FERD•VI•D•G•HISPAN•ET IND•REX
*1756*

Translation: Fernando 6th King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned shield flanked by value.

Lettering:
NOMINA MAGNA SEQUOR
*M*Mo*M*

Translation:
We follow the loftiest
M Mexico City M

Comments

KM#126.2 Has no value flanking shield.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1748 MF KM#126.1
1749 MF KM#126.1 Over-date 1749/8 exists.
1750 MF KM#126.1
1751 MF KM#126.1
1752 MF KM#126.2
1753 MF KM#126.2
1754 MF KM#126.2
1755 MM KM#126.2
1756 MF KM#126.2
1756 MM KM#126.2

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