2 Escudos - Fernando VI

2 Escudos - Fernando VI -  obverse2 Escudos - Fernando VI -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1747
Value 2 Escudos (32)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 6.766 g
Diameter 22.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 56501
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 125
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

King Fernando 6th armored bust looking right, with lettering around and date at bottom.

Lettering: FERD VI D G HIPAN ET IND REX

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

Reverse

Crowned shield flanked by assayer's initials and value. With Mint mark at bottom.

Lettering: INITIUM SAPIENTIAE TIMOR DOMINI

Translation: The beginning of wisdom is the fear of God.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1747 MF

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