4 Escudos - Fernando VII Guadalajara - Royalist Coinage

Features

Issuer Mexico
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1812
Value 4 Escudos (64)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 13.5399 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 57660
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 147,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Cal# 128
Xavier Calicó; 2019. Numismática española : Catálogo general con precios de todas las monedas españolas acuñadas desde los Reyes Católicos hasta Felipe VI, 1474 a 2020 (5th edition). Áureo & Calicó, Barcelona, Spain.

Obverse

Uniformed bust right with mouth open.

Lettering:
FERDIN•VII•D•G•HISP•ET IND•R
•1812•

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God King of Spain and the Indies

Reverse

Crowned shield flanked by value with order chain around and legend on outer circle.

Lettering:
IN•UTROQ•FELIX• •AUSPICE•DEO
4 S
•GA• M•R•

Translation:
Happily in one as in the other World, under God's sight
4 Escudos
Guadalajara MR

Comments

Made in Guadalajara, without Mexico City Mint authorization, by loyalists to show their support to the Spanish Crown.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1812 GA MR Rare

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