8 Escudos, Colombia, 1770

8 Escudos, Colombia, 1770

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Description (Brief)
One (1) 8 escudo coin, Charles III
Santa Fe De Bogota, Colombia, 1770
Obverse Image: Portrait of Charles III.
Obverse Text: CAROLUS III / D / G / HISP / ET / IND / REX / 1770
Reverse Image: Crowned arms with Order chain.
Reverse Text: IN / UTROQ / FELIX / AUSPICE / DEO / V / I / N / R
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
1770
associated date
1770
head of government
Charles III
ruler
Charles III
place made
Colombia
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
0 (overall die axis)
0 (overall die axis measurement)
struck (overall production method)
Measurements
overall:.2 cm x 3.8 cm; 3/32 in x 1 1/2 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.1330
catalog number
68.159.1330
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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