4 Escudos - Fernando VI

4 Escudos - Fernando VI - obverse4 Escudos - Fernando VI - reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1748-1751
Value 4 Escudos (64)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 13.5337 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
57655
References KM# 137
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

Armored bust right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FERDND•VI•D•G•HISPAN•ET IND• REX
*1748*

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

Reverse

Crowned shield flanked by 4 S

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NOMINA MAGNA SEQUOR
*4* *S*
*M*Mo*F*

Translation:
We follow the loftiest
4 Escudos
M Mexico City F

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1748 MF
1749 MF
1750 MF Over-date 1750/48 exists
1751 MF

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 4 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31830
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1749 MF AU
(NGC AU Details (Obverse Tooled))
USD 1680.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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