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8 Escudos, Mexico, 1860

8 Escudos, Mexico, 1860

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Mexico, 1860
Obverse Image: Liberty cap, above a book and an outstretched arm.
Obverse Text: LA LIBERTAD EN LA LEY 1860
Reverse Image: An eagle with wings spread clutches a snake in its beak over a patch of catus.
Currently not on view
Object Name
Date made
place made
Mexico: Guanajuato, Guanajuato
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
overall:.2 cm x 3.6 cm; 3/32 in x 1 13/32 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Josiah K. Lilly Jr. Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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