Mexico 1763-Mo MF 2 escudos

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Aureo sale 232, lot 211
The specimen shown was lot 211 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, March 2011), where it sold for 2,500 euros (about $4,165 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Carlos III (1759-1788). 1763. México. MF. 2 escudos. Segundo busto. Tipo ´cara de rata´. Sin indicación de valor. Atractiva. Muy rara. MBC+. (Charles III, 1759-88, two escudos of 1763, Mexico City mint, "rat face" type without denomination. Attractive, very rare thus, choice very fine.)
This type was issued at Mexico in 1762-71; despite the long span of issue all dates are rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .917 fine gold, .199 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-12393, KM 155, Cal-464.

Sources:

  • 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.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Selección de 500 Monedas, Medallas y Billetes, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2011.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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