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8 Escudos, Peru, 1818

8 Escudos, Peru, 1818

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Peru, 1818
Obverse Image: Bust of Ferdinand VII facing right
Obverse Text: FERDIND VII HISP ET IND R 1818
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
1818
ruler
Ferdinand VII King of Spain
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.68.159.2436
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.2436
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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