Mexico 1798-Mo FM real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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another specimen
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This specimen is an example of a type struck 1792-1808 in Mexico City. Harris[1] notes Mexico City and Potosi as tied for abundance of Charles IV one reales but the earlier dates are not so common. No overdates are noted for the year.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .903 fine silver, .098 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 81.

Source:

  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • [1]Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.

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