Mexico 1784-Mo FM 4 reales
This specimen was lot 35120 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $106. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. 4 Reales, 1784Mo FM. NGC VF Details-Surface Hairlines." The four reales is the scarcest of the colonial denominations and when found, is usually in low grade.
Recorded mintage: Unknown.
Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, .393 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 97.2.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.