4 Escudos - Carlos III

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1784
Value 4 Escudos (64)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Gold (.901)
Weight 13.53 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 71618
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 142
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

Carlos III Large armored bust right. With legend around and date at bottom.

Lettering:
CAROL•III•D•G•
HISP•ET IND•R•
•1779•

Translation: Carlos 3rd With happiness in both under the look of God

Reverse

Spain crowned coat of arms with chain around and legend on the ouside.

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

Translation: With happiness in both under the look of God

Comments

KM#142.1 Has upright initials and mint mark.
KM#142.2 Has inverted initials and mint mark.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1772 FM KM#142.1
1773 FM KM#142.1
1773 FM KM#142.2
1774 FM KM#142.2
1775 FM KM#142.2
1776 FM KM#142.2
1777 FM KM#142.2
1778 FF KM#142.2
1779 FF KM#142.2
1780 FF KM#142.2
1781 FF KM#142.2
1782 FF KM#142.2
1783 FF KM#142.2
1784 FF KM#142.2
1784 FM/F KM#142.2 Over-date 1784/3 with over-initials FM/F

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