Chile 1795-So DA escudo

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Aureo sale 243, lot 759

This specimen was lot 759 in Aureo y Calicó sale 243 (Barcelona, April 2012), where it sold for 2,300 € (about $3,475 including buyer's fees).

The catalog[1] noted,
"Carlos IV (1788-1808). 1795. Santiago. DA. 1 escudo. Bellísima. Brillo original. Muy rara así. EBC+. (One escudo of 1795, Santiago mint. Beautiful, original luster, rare in this quality, choice extremely fine.)"
This type was struck at Santiago 1792-1808 in limited numbers.

Tho priced low in the SCWC, it is much rarer than the accompanying eight escudos.

Recorded mintage: 21,000.

Specification: 3.38 g, .875 fine gold, .095 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 61, Cal. 592.


  • 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.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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