8 Escudos, Ecuador, 1840

8 Escudos, Ecuador, 1840

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin
Ecuador, 1840
Obverse Image: Bust of Liberty facing left
Obverse Text: EL PODER IN LA CONSTITUCION 21 Qs 8E 1840
Reverse Image: Sun over two mountains with a valley in between
Reverse Text: REPUBLICA DEL ECUADOR QUITO MV
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1840
place made
Ecuador: Pichincha, Quito
Ecuador
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 3.4 cm; 3/32 in x 1 11/32 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.1360
accession number
283645
catalog number
68.159.1360
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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