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 1757-1759
Value 1 Escudo (16)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 3.3834 g
Diameter 17.98 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 53718
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# A116
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

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

Script: Latin

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

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

Reverse

Crowned shield surrounded by legend, mint mark with assayer's initials flanking it.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NOMINA MAGNA SEQUOR
M * Mo * M

Translation:
We follow the loftiest
M Mexico City M

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1757 MM
1759 MM

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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 VI
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232001
Lot 61361
Internet Archive
Nov 30, 1 BC 1757 MM XF
(NGC XF Details (Mount Removed))
USD 456.00
(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 62322
Internet Archive
May 13, 2020 1759 MM XF
(NGC XF40)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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