1 Escudo - Carlos III

1 Escudo - Carlos III -  obverse1 Escudo - Carlos III -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1760-1761
Value 1 Escudo (16)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 3.3834 g
Diameter 18.11 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 53719
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 116
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

Carlos 3rd armored but looking right. Surrounded by legend and date at bottom.

Lettering:
HISPAN * ET IND * REX
CAROLVS * III * D * G

Translation: Carlos 3rd King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned shield surrounded by legend, with Mint mark at bottom flanked by assayer's initials.

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
1760 MM
1761 MM Over-date 1761/0 exists.

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