Mexico 1736-Mo MF escudo

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Sincona sale 9, lot 4723
This specimen was lot 4723 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 5,750 CHF (about US$7,273 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"MEXIKO Felipe V. 1700-1746. Escudo 1736. Assayer MF. FDC. (Mexico, Philip V, 1700-46, escudo of 1736, uncirculated.)"
All Mexican colonial gold may be considered scarce. This type, the only one showing the bust of Philip V, was struck 1732-47.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .917 fine gold, .100 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.40 g.

Catalog reference: Cayón-9583, C.T. 480. Fr. 11, KM 113.

Source:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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