8 Reales - Fernando VII

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VII (1808-1821)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1808-1811
Value 8 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 27.02 g
Diameter 38.5 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
11524
References KM# 110
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Armored laureate bust right.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FERDIN * VII *
DEI * GRATIA
*1809*

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

Shield w/4 part crest. Castles and Lions on Diagonal.
columns on both sides of shield and crown on top of the shield. Ribbon flowing on columns with lettering.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
HISPAN * ET IND * REX * m * 8R * H * I
Lettering on ribbon:
PLWS YLTRA

Translation:
King of Spain and the Indies
Mexico City 8 Reales HJ

Edge

Alternating Squares and circles all around edge.

8 Reales - Fernando VII -  obverse

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Mint

Mo Mexican Mint (Casa de Moneda de México), Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)

Comments

Different mint varieties are considered different coins due to the way they were made, they were often made on top of other coins, and also were copies rather than shared dies, made by Loyalists.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1808 Mo TH $ 350 $ 1800 13%
1809 Mo HJ 3% Variety HJ/TH exists.
1809 Mo TH $ 98 42% Overdate 1809/8 exists.
1810 Mo HJ $ 100 37% Variety HJ/TH and overdate 1810/09 exist.
1810 Mo TH 3%
1811 Mo HJ 17%
1811 Mo HJ 3% Variety HJ/TH or Overdate 1811/0

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232014
Lot 61384
Internet Archive
Apr 1, 2020 1808 Mo TH UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 432.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 31557
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 1808 Mo TH UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 1860.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232245
Lot 62580
Internet Archive
Nov 3, 2022 1808 Mo TH AU
(NGC AU Details (Obverse Cleaned))
USD 408.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232101
Lot 61466
Internet Archive
Jan 6, 2021 1808 Mo TH AU
(NGC AU53)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Katz
Auction 67
Lot 3190
Internet Archive
Sep 24, 2022 1809 Mo TH – Overdate 1809/8 exists. USD 83.60
(EUR 77.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 1045
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1809 Mo TH – Overdate 1809/8 exists. USD 154.17
(EUR 142.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2024 February 4 Spotlight: Mexico World Coins Showcase Auction 61360
Lot 21053
Internet Archive
Feb 4, 2024 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS61)
USD 480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Heritage Auctions
2024 February 4 Spotlight: Mexico World Coins Showcase Auction 61360
Lot 21052
Internet Archive
Feb 4, 2024 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS62+)
USD 750.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
2023 November 5 Spotlight: Mexico World Coins Showcase Auction 61346
Lot 21064
Internet Archive
Nov 5, 2023 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
2023 November 5 Spotlight: Mexico World Coins Showcase Auction 61346
Lot 21063
Internet Archive
Nov 5, 2023 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 1440.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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