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://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 126
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

"Big wig" bust right.

Script: Latin

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.

Script: Latin

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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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232252
Lot 65829
Internet Archive
Dec 22, 2022 1748 MF – KM#126.1 AU
(NGC AU50)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232020
Lot 62323
Internet Archive
May 13, 2020 1748 MF – KM#126.1 XF
(NGC XF40)
USD 1200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2021 May 6 - 7 World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3091
Lot 32666
Internet Archive
May 6, 2021 1750 MF – KM#126.1 XF
(NGC XF40)
USD 1560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31829
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1753 MF – KM#126.2 AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 2880.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31947
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1753 MF – KM#126.2 VF
(NGC VF35)
USD 870.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2021 May 6 - 7 World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3091
Lot 32667
Internet Archive
May 6, 2021 1755 MM – KM#126.2 AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 2400.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2020 April 24 - 27 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Dallas 3083
Lot 32641
Internet Archive
Apr 24, 2020 Undetermined VF
(NGC VF35)
USD 900.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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