1760 Carlos III Proclamation Medal

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Diameter: 36.6 grams
Mintage/Proof: NA / NA
Weight: 14.2 grams
Metal: Silver
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History, Information, and Value of 1760 Carlos III Proclamation Medal

Value of 1760 Carlos III Proclamation Medal

This medal proclaims Charles III as ruler over Lima. Obverse depicts a bust of Charles III, facing to the right wearing armor, draped cloth, ribbon, and a wig. The legend translates, “Charles III, King of Spain, the Indies, and Lima, 1760.” The reverse states, “Publicly we swear [juramus] allegiance to the best Prince.” Pictured is a double-headed eagle with a crown over its head and a shield on its chest. Pictured on the shield are three crowns that separate the letters, “k” a “i”. Two crowned columns flank the eagle. No artists’ signatures are obvious on either side of the medal.

The obverse and reverse text read as follows: Carolus III Hispan Et Ind Rex Lima 1760 | and | Optimo Princ Publ Fidelit Juram .