8 Escudos - Carlos IV Numeral IIII, Carlos III portrait

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

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles IV (Carlos IV) (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1790
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 37 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
57665
References KM# 158
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:
CAROL•IIII•D•G•
HISP•ET IND•R•
•1790•

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
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232315
Lot 62527
Internet Archive
Apr 6, 2023 AU
(NGC AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 1740.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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