MEXICO, Colonial. Felipe V.
|Triton XV, Lot: 1787. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
King of Spain, second reign, 1724-1746. AV 8 Escudos (36mm, 26.97 g, 12h). Ciudad de México (Mexico City) mint. Dated 1743-MF. (flower) PHILIP · V · D · G · HISPAN · ET IND · REX (flower), armored and draped bust right, wearing Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece; 1743 below / INITIUM SAPIENTIÆ TIMOR DOMINI, crowned coat-of-arms; to left, M/F between two flowers; to right, 8 between two flowers; all within Collar of the Order of the Golden Fleece; to left and right below, Mo between two flowers. ME 10072; Calicó 139; Friedberg 8; KM 148. In NGC encapsulation graded AU Details, some damage on the reverse. Rare.