Mexico 1772-Mo FM 4 reales

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Sedwick sale 10, lot 1193

This specimen was lot 1193 in Sedwick sale 10 (Winter Park, FL, October 2011), where it sold for $276. The catalog description[1] noted, "Mexico City, Mexico, bust 4 reales, Charles III, 1772FM, initials facing rim. Cleaned VF+ with small parts of rims crude (as made) and weak spot at date." This sub-type, with the mintamrk and assayers' initials facing rim, was issued 1772-73 only.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, .393 troy oz ASW; This specimen 13.4 grams.

Catalog reference: Cayón-11752, KM-97.1; CT-1133.

Sources:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-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.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #10, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2011.

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