Spain 1795-M MF 4 reales
This type was struck in Madrid 1788-97, 1804-08 and in Seville 1803 and 1807. Its specification is the same as Latin American four reales yet, like most metropolitan Spanish coinage of Charles IV, it is much scarcer. The design is also distinctly different. This specimen was lot 416 in a recent Soler y Llach sale (Barcelona, January 2010).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13.54 g, .896 fine silver, .390 troy oz fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 431.1.
- Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, vol. 2, Madrid: Cayón9-Jano S.L., 2005.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.