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8 Escudos, Mexico, 1854

8 Escudos, Mexico, 1854

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Mexico, 1854
Obverse Image: Liberty cap, above a book and an outstretched arm.
Obverse Text: LA LIBERTAD EN LA LEY 1854
Reverse Image: An eagle with wings spread clutches a snake in its beak over a patch of catus.
Reverse Text: REPUBLICA MEXICANA
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1854
place made
Mexico
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 3.6 cm; 3/32 in x 1 13/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.2254
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.2254
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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