2 Escudos - Carlos III

Features

Country Colombia
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1789
Value 2 Escudos (32)
Currency Colonial Real (1616-1820)
Composition Gold (.902)
Weight 6.767 g
Diameter 22 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 49,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Hernández# 729-732
Pedro Pablo Hernández; 2013. Monedas y Billetes de Colombia: colonia y república 1616 a 2013 (6th edition). Begon, Medellín, Colombia. ISBN 9789584619082.

Obverse

Bust of Carlos III surrounded by legend. Date below.

Lettering:
CAROL·III· D·G·
HISP· ET IND·R·
·1780·

Translation: Carlos III By the Grace of God King of Spain and the Indies

Reverse

Coat of arms with Order chain surrounded by legend

Lettering:
·IN·UTROQ·FELIX· ·AUSPICE·DEO·
2 S
P· ·SF

Translation: In one and the other world happy under God's eye

Mints

NR Casa de Moneda de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (1620-1987)
P Casa de Moneda de Colombia, Popayan, Colombia

Comments

Mintmarks:
NR - mint of Santa Fe de Bogotá ("Nuevo Reino de Granada", the colony's name)
P - mint of Popayán

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1772 NR VJ KM#49.1 (not mentioned by Hernández)
1772 P JS KM#49.2, Hernández#729
1773 NR VJ KM#49.1 (not mentioned by Hernández)
1773 P JS KM#49.2, Hernández#729
1774 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#730
1774 NR VJ KM#49.1 (not mentioned by Hernández)
1774 P JS KM#49.2, Hernández#729
1775 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#730
1775 P JS KM#49.2, Hernández#729
1776 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#730
1776 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1777 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#730
1777 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1778 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#730
1779 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#730
1779 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1780 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#732
1780 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1781 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#732
1781 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1782 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#732
1782 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1783 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#732
1783 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1784 NR JJ KM#49.1, Hernández#732
1784 P SF KM#49.2, Hernández#731
1785 NR JJ KM#49.1a, Hernández#732
1785 P SF KM#49.2a, Hernández#731
1786 NR JJ KM#49.1a, Hernández#732
1786 P SF KM#49.2a, Hernández#731
1787 NR JJ KM#49.1a, Hernández#732
1787 P SF KM#49.2a, Hernández#731
1788 NR JJ KM#49.1a, Hernández#732
1788 P SF KM#49.2a, Hernández#731
1789 NR JJ KM#49.1a, Hernández#732

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