8 Escudos, Mexico, 1845

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One (1) 8 escudo coin

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Mexico, 1845

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Obverse Image: Liberty cap, above a book and an outstretched arm.

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Obverse Text: LA LIBERTAD EN LA LEY 1845

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Reverse Image: An eagle with wings spread clutches a snake in its beak over a patch of catus.

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Date Made: 1845

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Mexico: Guanajuato, Guanajuato

See more items in: Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection, Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection


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Credit Line: Estate of Josiah K. Lilly

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: NU.68.159.2233Accession Number: 283645Catalog Number: 68.159.2233

Object Name: coin

Physical Description: gold (overall metal)0 (overall die axis)0 (overall die axis measurement)struck (overall production method)Measurements: overall: .2 cm x 3.5 cm; 3/32 in x 1 3/8 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-7958-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1113917

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