8 Escudos, Chile, 1848

8 Escudos, Chile, 1848

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Chile, 1848
Obverse Image: Crowned llama and condor flank coat of arms with star; palm fronds above
Obverse Text: REPUBLICA DE CHILE 1848
Reverse Image: Helmeted Liberty standing near pillar holding caduceus, cornucopia spilling fruit at her feet
Reverse Text: IGUALIDAD ANTE DE LA LEI 8 E I J 21 Qs
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Object Name
Date made
issuing authority
Republic of Chile
place made
place of issue
Physical Description
gold (overall metal)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
overall:.2 cm x 3.7 cm; 3/32 in x 1 15/32 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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