Mexico 1713-MXo J 4 escudos

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lor 1238
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 1238 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $5,287.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. 4 Escudos, 1713-MxoJ. Philip V (1700-46). NGC MS-63. Bold strike with full date and assayer. From the David O'Harrow Collection. Ex: 1715 Plate Fleet." This type is known for 1705-13 and the vast majority lack dates altho the 1715 Plate Fleet turned up a few with dates.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .917 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-7a; KM-55.1; Cal-type-49#233.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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