2 Escudos - Carlos III

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1784
Value 2 Escudos (32)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.901)
Weight 6.7668 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 64452
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 130
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Older, armored bust right.

Lettering:
CAROL•III•D•G•
HISP•ETIND•R•
•1785•

Translation:
Carlos 3rd King of Spain and the Indies by the grace of God
1785

Reverse

Crowned shield in order chain, initials and mint mark inverted.

Note: Mint mark M, Mo.

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

Translation: With happiness in both under the look of God

Comments

KM#130.2 - Initials and Mint mark upright.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1772 FM KM#130.2
1773 FM KM#130.1
1773 FM KM#130.2
1774 FM KM#130.1
1775 FM KM#130.1
1776 FM KM#130.1
1777 FM KM#130.1
1778 FF KM#130.1
1779 FF KM#130.1
1780 FF KM#130.1
1781 FF KM#130.1
1781 FM/M KM#130.1
1782 FF KM#130.1
1783 FF KM#130.1
1784 FF KM#130.1
1784 FM/F KM#130.1

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