Mexico 1796-Mo FM 4 reales

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
formerly in the 31 Flavors Collection

Shown is an 1796MoFM 4 reales, one of a type struck 1792-1808 in Mexico City. Assayer FM is recorded for the years 1784-1801. The four reales is the scarcest of the colonial denominations and when found is usually in low grade.

Recorded mintage: unknown but a better date.

Specification: 13.54 g, .896 fine silver, .390 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 100.

Source:

  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.

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