Chile 1793-So DA 8 escudos

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Heritage sale 3020, lot 23411
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23411 in Heritage sale 3020 (Long Beach, September 2012), where it sold for $1,351.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Carlos IIII gold 8 Escudos 1793-DA, XF Details NGC mount removed, flashy luster in the legends." This type was struck 1791-1808 and is reasonably available. Note the use of Charles III's bust and the name of Charles IV.

Recorded mintage: 34,000.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .761 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-23; KM 54.

Source:

  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.* Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, and Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Signature Auction 3020: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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