8 Escudos - Fernando VI

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1747
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 27.0674 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 28694
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 149
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:
FERDND•VI•D•G•HISPAN•ET IND•REX
*1747*

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

Reverse

Spain coat of arms surrounded by chain and legend on outer circle.

Lettering:
INITIUM SAPIENTIÆ TIMOR DOMINI
*MF* *8*
*Mo* *Mo*

Translation:
The beginning of wisdom is the fear of God.
MF 8 Escudos
Mexico City * Mexico City

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1747 MF

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