Mexico 1800-Mo FM 2 reales

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Aureo sale 243, lot 694
This specimen was lot 694 in Aureo y Calicó sale 243 (Barcelona, April 2012), where it sold for 200 € (about $302 including buyer's fees). The catalog[1] noted,
"1800. Carlos IV. México. FM. 2 reales. Muy bella. Brillo original. Rara así. EBC+. (two reales of 1800, Mexico mint. Very nice, orignal luster, rare thus, choice extremely fine.)"
It is one of a series minted 1792-1808 during the reign of Charles IV. The date is common, assayer FM is recorded for 1784-1801.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .896 fine silver, .196 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 91, Cal-994.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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