Spain 1747-S PJ 4 escudos

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Áureo sale 275, lot 215
This specimen was lot 215 in Áureo & Calicó sale 275 (Barcelona, March 2016), where it sold for 5,300 euro (about US$5,908). The catalog description noted,
"1747. Fernando VI. Sevilla. PJ. 4 escudos. Mínimo golpecito en canto del reverso. Bella. Brillo original. Ex Colección Caballero de las Yndias, nº 2074. Muy rara y más así. EBC. (1747 4 escudos of Ferdinand VI, Seville mint. Minor rim nick on the reverse. Handsome, original luster, very rare thus, extremely fine.)"
This type was issued at Seville 1747 and 1749. All the early four escudos of Spain are rare and expensive.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .917 fine gold, .399 troy oz AGW, this specimen 13,48 g.

Catalog reference: Cayón-10788, Fr-271; KM-375.2, Cal. 141.


  • 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.
  • 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.

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