8 Escudos - Fernando VI

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1757-1759
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 27.0674 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 28696
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 152
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. 3th. type

Lettering:
FERDIND•VI•D•G•HISPAN•ETIND•REX
*1758*

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

Translation:
We follow the loftiest
*M*Mexico City* *Mexico City*M* Assayers: Manuel de Leon y Manuel Assorin

Edge

8 Escudos - Fernando VI -  obverse

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1757 MM
1758 MM
1759 MM

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