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8 Escudos, Peru, 1797

8 Escudos, Peru, 1797

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Peru, 1797
Obverse Image: Bust of Charles IV facing right
Obverse Text: CAROL IIII HISP ET IND R 1797
Reverse Image: Arms with a horse in the center
Reverse Text: IN UTROQ FELIX AUSPICE DEO 8S
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
Date made
1797
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:.18 cm x 3.77 cm; 1/16 in x 1 15/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.2413
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.2413
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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