1493 font here refers to the font used on the cover artwork of 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, which is a book written by Charles C. Mann that explores the global effects of the Columbian Exchange.
The font used on the cover for “1493” is probably ATSkjald, which is a decorative typeface for use on posters and in books where an elaborate face enhances the mood. More details about the typeface can be found here.
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ATSkjald Typeface in Use
In addition to 1493, ATSkjald typeface is also used in the following logos, movie posters or album covers etc., including: Flower of God.
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