2 Escudos - Felipe V

2 Escudos - Felipe V -  obverse2 Escudos - Felipe V -  reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Philip V (1700-1724, 1724-1746)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1732-1747
Value 2 Escudos (32)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 6.766 g
Diameter 23.26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 56500
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 124
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

King Felipe 5th armored bust surrounded by lettering, with date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering: PHILIP V D G HISPAN ET IND REX

Translation: Felipe 5th King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned shield flanked by MF 2 And lettering all around with mint mark Mo at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
INITIUM SAPIENTAE TIMOR DOMINI
MF 2
Mo

Translation:
The beginning of wisdom if the fear of God.
MF 2 Escudos
Mexico City

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1732 F
1733 F
1734 MF Only as over-date 1734/3
1735 MF
1736 MF Over-date 1736/5 exists.
1737 MF
1738 MF Only as over-date 1738/7.
1739 MF $ 1622 $ 1832
1740 MF Only as over-date 1740/30.
1741 MF $ 1932
1742 MF
1743 MF
1744 MF Over-date 1744/2 exists.
1745 MF
1746 MF Only as over-date 1746/5.
1747 MF

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31523
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1734 MF – Only as over-date 1734/3 AU
(NGC AU50)
USD 1200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2020 January 21 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Signature Online Auction 3082
Lot 34460
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2020 1734 MF – Only as over-date 1734/3 XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31933
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1739 MF AU
(PCGS AU55)
USD 2526.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31524
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1739 MF AU USD 1500.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2022 March 27 The Long Island Collection of Latin American Coins Showcase Auction 61263
Lot 97217
Internet Archive
Mar 27, 2022 1739 MF XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 2040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2020 April 24 - 27 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Dallas 3083
Lot 32639
Internet Archive
Apr 24, 2020 1739 MF XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31021
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1741 MF XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2021 August 19 - 20 ANA WFOM World & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Signature Auction 3094
Lot 31021
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2021 1741 MF XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2020 January 21 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Signature Online Auction 3082
Lot 34461
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2020 1741 MF XF
(NGC XF45)
Unsold
Picture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe VPicture 1 of a sold 2 Escudos - Felipe V
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32167
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1746 MF – Only as over-date 1746/5. XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 2280.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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