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Mexico 1790 Charles IV 8 Escudos NGC MS62
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Mexico 1790 Charles IV 8 Escudos NGC MS62


The Mexican Eight Escudos was minted from 1601 to 1823. In 1790, the Mexico City Mint struck an unknown number of examples of the Charles IV 8 Escudos. This example has been graded in Mint State 62 condition. Out of all 1790 Charles IV 8 Escudos, only 1 has been graded in MS62 condition with no finer known examples. With no examples graded higher than this one, this stunning coin is not only a Condition Rarity, but is also the finest known example of the issue.


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Denomination 8E
Series Carol IV
Composition Gold
Year 1790
Mint Mexico City
Grade MS62
Mintage Unknown
Population in Grade 1
Finer Known Examples 0