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://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 152
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

"Big wig" bust right. 3rd. 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 $ 5977
1758 MM $ 5850
1759 MM

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 34119
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 1757 MM AU
(PCGS AU55)
USD 5520.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 33076
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1757 MM AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 7800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 30257
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1758 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 7800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31951
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1758 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 6480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31537
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1758 MM AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 5280.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31836
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1759 MM AU
(NGC AU Details (Obverse Spot Removed))
USD 4080.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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