8 Escudo, Colombia, 1756

8 Escudo, Colombia, 1756

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Colombia, 1756
Obverse Image: A cross.
Obverse Text: 1756
Reverse Image: Coat of arms.
Reverse Text: DIN
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1756
ruler
Ferdinand VI King of Spain
issuing authority
Ferdinand VI King of Spain
place made
Colombia
place of issue
Colombia
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
cob (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.3 cm x 3.1 cm; 1/8 in x 1 7/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.1314
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.1314
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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