Mexico 1799-Mo FM 4 reales

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Shown is an 1799MoFM 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. Harris[1] notes that Potosi mint four reales are about twice as common as Mexico City issues.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: KM 100.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-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.
  • [1]Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.

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