Mexico 1796-Mo FM 4 reales
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.
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