8 Escudos - Fernando VI

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1752-1756
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 57661
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 151
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 to right above date.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FERDND•VI•D•G•HISPAN•ET IND•REX
*1752*

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

Reverse

Crowned shield in order chain

Script: Latin

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

Translation:
We follow the loftiest
*M*Mexico City* *Mexico City*F*

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1752 MF
1753 MF
1754 MF
1755 MM
1756 MM $ 2500 $ 4300

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31535
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1753 MF AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 3840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32179
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1754 MF AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 4320.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32180
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1756 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 4080.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 33075
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1756 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 5040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31835
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1756 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 4560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31536
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1756 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 3360.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31949
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1756 MM XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 3240.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Fernando VI
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31950
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1756 MM XF
(NGC XF Details (Bent))
USD 1800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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