Spanish American Gold 1 Escudo 1795 Bogota Mint

1 Escudo – 1795 Bogota

Charles IV of Spain (1788-1808), 1 Escudo, 1795, struck at Bogota, scarce mint mark, NR.

Obverse: CAROL IIII DG HISP ET IND R [Charles IV, King of Spain and India (America) by the grace of God]
Reverse: AUSPICE DEO IN UTROQ FELIX [God’s happiness is found everywhere (on both sides of the ocean)]

Crowned shield of the Habsburg dynasty, with marks of the Bourbon dynasty (three lilies) in centre, marks of Castile (fortress) and Leon (lion) around; Shield surrounded by chain of order and order mark

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Description

Charles IV of Spain (1788-1808), 1 Escudo, 1795, struck at Bogota, scarce mint mark, NR.

Obverse: CAROL IIII DG HISP ET IND R [Charles IV, King of Spain and India (America) by the grace of God] Reverse: AUSPICE DEO IN UTROQ FELIX [God’s happiness is found everywhere (on both sides of the ocean)]

Crowned shield of the Habsburg dynasty, with marks of the Bourbon dynasty (three lilies) in centre, marks of Castile (fortress) and Leon (lion) around; Shield surrounded by chain of order and order mark

Additional information

Metal

Gold

Year

1795

Weight

3.3 gems