1810 Mexico Gold 4 Escudos NGC AU 58

$7,763.00 USD

The Mexico Gold 4 Escudos, graded as NGC AU 58, is a coin of significant historical and numismatic value. Minted during the Spanish colonial period, these coins were an integral part of the Spanish monetary system in the Americas, representing the wealth and economic power of New Spain (modern-day Mexico). The 4 Escudos denomination was a substantial unit of currency, used in significant transactions and trade, showcasing the economic vitality of the region.

The obverse of the Mexico Gold 4 Escudos typically features a portrait of the reigning Spanish monarch at the time of minting, surrounded by inscriptions denoting the monarch's name and titles. This design highlights the artistic and technical skill of the period, reflecting the authority and influence of Spanish rule in the colonies.

The reverse side usually displays the Spanish coat of arms, incorporating heraldic symbols such as castles, lions, and the Pillars of Hercules with the motto "Plus Ultra" (More Beyond). These elements symbolize Spain's imperial ambitions and maritime dominance. The NGC AU 58 (Almost Uncirculated) grade indicates that the coin is in near-mint condition, with only slight wear visible on the highest points. This grade retains much of the coin’s original luster and detail, making the Mexico Gold 4 Escudos a highly desirable piece for collectors and investors, illustrating its historical and economic significance.