4 Escudos - Carlos IV

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles IV (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1789-1790
Value 4 Escudos (64)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.875)
Weight 13.5337 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 64453
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 143
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

Armored bust of Charles III, right

Lettering: CAROL•IV•D•G•HISPAN•ET IND•REX

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

Reverse

Crowned shield in order chain, initials and mint mark upright

Lettering: IN UTROQ FELIX AUSPICE DEO

Translation: With happiness in both under the look of God

Comments

KM#143.1 CAROL IV
KM#143.2 CAROL IIII

Note:  Mint mark M, Mo, using old portrait punch.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1789 FM KM#143.1
1790 FM KM#143.1
1790 FM KM#143.2

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