Mexico 1850-C CE 8 escudos

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Goldberg sale 91, lot 2393
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This specimen was lot 2393 in Goldberg sale 91 (Los Angeles, June 2016), where it sold for $1,057.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Mexico. 8 Escudos, 1850-C CE Sharpness of EF. Hand on book. Polished. Sharpness of Extremely Fine." The Culiacan mint struck eight escudos 1846-70 and most dates are reasonably available.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .760 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 383.2, Fr-66.


  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 91: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.
  • 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.

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