8 Escudos, Peru, 1770

8 Escudos, Peru, 1770

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Peru, 1770
Obverse Image: Bust of Ferdinand VI facing right
Obverse Text: CAROLUS III DG HISP ET IND REX 1770
Reverse Image: Arms
Reverse Text: IN UTROQ FELIX AUSPICE DEO
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1770
ruler
Charles III
mint
Lima
place made
Peru
place of issue
Peru
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.17 cm x 3.76 cm; 1/16 in x 1 15/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.2393
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.2393
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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