Mexico 1800-Mo FM 2 escudos
This specimen is one of a type struck 1791-1808. It originally appeared in an UBS sale. All Mexican colonial two escudos are scarce; the catalog does not accord a premium to any date.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.77 g, .875 fine gold, .190 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-45, KM 132.
- 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.
- Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.