Republica de México (1823 – 1897)

8 Escudos 1861, Culiacan mint.

Gold 27,7 g. 36 mm

Obverse: REPUBLICA MEXICANA. National arms (Republic). Eagle with snake in beak standing on cactus growing out of rock in the middle of lake; at both an oak and laurel wreath, with legend at top.

Reverse: LA LIBERTAD EN LA LEY *8E.C.1861.C.H.21Qs. Hand writing in the book of Law with pen that has liberty cap on top with legend on top; value, mint, assayer’s initials and fineness at bottom.

Literature:

Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins n. 383.2.

Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World: From Ancient Times to the Present; an Illustrated Standard Catalog With Valuations, n. 66.

RARE

About Extremely fine