Mexico 1775-Mo FM 4 reales

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This portrait four reales of Charles III is one of a type struck 1772-89 in Mexico City. The issues of 1772-73 with inverted mintmark have catalog number KM 97.1; catalog number KM 97.2a covers the issues of 1785-89 with fineness lowered to .896.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, .393 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 97.2.

Source:

  • Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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