8 Escudos - Carlos III

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1762-1771
Value 8 Escudos (128)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 27.07 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 64454
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 155
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Large, armored bust right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CAROLUS*III*D*G*
HISP*ET*IND*REX
*1763*

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

Reverse

Crowned shield in order chain

Note: Mint mark M, Mo.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
IN*UTROQ*FELIX*
AUSPICR*DEO*
Mo MM

Translation: With happiness in both under the look of God

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1762 MM $ 5243
1763 MM
1764 MF Over-date 1764/2 exists.
1764 MM
1765 MF Over-date 1765/4 exists.
1765 MM Over-date 1765/4 exists.
1766 MF $ 6951
1767 MF Over-date 1767/6 exists.
1768 MF Over-date 1768/7 exists.
1769 MF
1770 MF
1771 MF $ 7242

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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 IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 30307
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1762 MM AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 9600.00
(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 34946
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1762 MM AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 5520.00
(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 34946
Internet Archive
Aug 19, 2021 1762 MM AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 5520.00
(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
2020 August 5 - 7 World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Dallas 3085
Lot 31838
Internet Archive
Aug 5, 2020 1762 MM AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 8400.00
(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 32325
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1762 MM AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 5760.00
(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
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 30308
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1766 MF AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 9000.00
(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 32326
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1766 MF AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 5280.00
(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 32327
Internet Archive
Aug 15, 2019 1768 MF – Over-date 1768/7 exists. AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 5760.00
(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 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31545
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1769 MF AU USD 2160.00
(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 IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Escudos - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32186
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 1771 MF AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 9000.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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