8 Escudos - Carlos III

8 Escudos - Carlos III - obverse8 Escudos - Carlos III - reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1760-1761
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 36 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 57662
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 153
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:
CAROLVS•III•D•G•HISPAN•ETIND•REX•
•1760

Translation: Carlos 3rd King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned shield in order chain

Script: Latin

Lettering:
NOMINA MAGNA SEQUOR
*M*No* *Mo*M*

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1760 MM $ 6400
1761 MM $ 6400 Over date 1761/0 exists

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2023 January 17 - 18 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction 3106
Lot 33943
Internet Archive
Jan 17, 2023 1760 MM AU
(NGC AU50)
USD 6300.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 31023
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1760 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 7800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 August 19 - 20 ANA WFOM World & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Signature Auction 3094
Lot 31023
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2021 1760 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 7800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 May 6 - 7 World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3091
Lot 32674
Internet Archive
May 6, 2021 1760 MM AU
(NGC AU Details (Obverse Scratched))
USD 3840.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 32322
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1760 MM AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 6600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 34945
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1761 MM – Over date 1761/0 exists AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 6600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 August 19 - 20 ANA WFOM World & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Signature Auction 3094
Lot 34945
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2021 1761 MM – Over date 1761/0 exists AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 6600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 33077
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 1761 MM – Over date 1761/0 exists AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 13 200.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2019 August 15 ANA World's Fair of Money World Coins Platinum Night Auction - Chicago 3075
Lot 32324
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1761 MM – Over date 1761/0 exists AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 8400.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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