1 Escudo - Fernando VI

1 Escudo - Fernando VI -  obverse1 Escudo - Fernando VI -  reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1748-1756
Value 1 Escudo (16)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 3.3834 g
Diameter 17.75 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 53717
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 115
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

Fernando 6th short armored bust looking right. Surrounded by legend with date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HISPAN * ET IND * REX * FERD * VI * D * G

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

Reverse

Crowned shield flanked by value (KM#115.1) or without value (KM#115.2). Surrounded by legend, mint mark and assayer's initials.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NOMINA MAGNA SEQUOR
M * Mo * F
1 S

Translation:
Great names precede him
M Mexico City F
1 Escudo

Comments

KM#115.2 Has no value "1S" flanking shield.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1748 MF KM#115.1
1749 MF KM#115.1
1750 MF KM#115.1
1751 MF KM#115.1
1752 MF KM#115.2
1753 MF KM#115.2 Over-date 1753 over 1752 exists.
1754 MF KM#115.2
1755 MM KM#115.2
1756 MM KM#115.2

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 33072
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1748 MF – KM#115.1 AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 1560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31828
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1750 MF – KM#115.1 AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 1818.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232020
Lot 62321
Internet Archive
May 13, 2020 1756 MM – KM#115.2 XF
(NGC XF Details)
USD 468.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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