1 Escudo - Carlos III

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

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1762-1771
Value 1 Escudo (16)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 3.3834 g
Diameter 17.44 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 53721
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 117
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

Carlos 3rd large armored bust looking right. Surrounded by legend with date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
HISP * ET IND * R
CAR * III * D * G

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

Reverse

Crowned shield surrounded by legend.

Script: Latin

Lettering: IN * UTROQ * FELIX

Translation: With happiness in both under the look of God

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1762 MM
1763 MM
1764 MM
1765 MF
1766 MF
1767 MF
1768 MF
1769 MF
1770 MF
1771 MF

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 May 6 - 7 World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3091
Lot 32670
Internet Archive
May 6, 2021 1765 MF AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 2280.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 1 Escudo - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232019
Lot 61385
Internet Archive
May 6, 2020 1771 MF XF
(NGC XF40)
USD 840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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