8 Escudos - Carlos IV Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait

8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait) - obverse8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait) - reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles IV (Carlos IV) (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1789-1790
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 37.92 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
57664
References KM# 157
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 of Charles III, right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CARL•IV•D•G•
HISP•ET IND•R•
•1789•

Translation: Carlos 4th King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned shield flanked by 8 S in order chain

Script: Latin

Lettering:
IN•UTROQ•FELIX•
•AUSPICE•DEO
8 S
•Mo• •FM•

Translation:
With happiness in both under the look of God
8 Escudos
Mexico City FM

Mint

Mintmark of Mexican Mint (Mo) Mexican Mint (Casa de Moneda de México), Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1789 FM $ 3000
1790 FM

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Heritage Auctions
2023 August 17 - 19 ANA World & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3109
Lot 32966
Internet Archive
Aug 17, 2023 1789 FM UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 8400.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2023 July 16 Spotlight: Mexico Coins Showcase Auction 61330
Lot 23086
Internet Archive
Jul 16, 2023 1789 FM AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 4320.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2020 January 21 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Signature Online Auction 3082
Lot 34476
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2020 1789 FM AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 1680.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232226
Lot 65567
Internet Archive
Jun 23, 2022 1789 FM XF
(NGC XF40)
USD 1920.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232402
Lot 62397
Internet Archive
Jan 4, 2024 1789 FM USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)Picture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait)
Heritage Auctions
2019 September 5 - 9 Long Beach Expo World & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach 3076
Lot 31960
Internet Archive
Sep 5, 2019 1790 FM AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 1560.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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