8 Reales - Carlos III

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1789
Value 8 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 40 mm
Thickness 2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15059
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 106
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust facing right

Lettering:
CAROLUS·III DEI· GRATIA
1772

Translation: Carlos 3rd by the grace of God

Reverse

Hispanic arms
A pair of pillars separated by a crowned simple shield with lions, castles, pomegranate and three centralized Fleurs-de-Lis

Lettering: HISPAN·ET IND·REX· Mo . 8R . FM

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

Edge

Segmented reeding with dots between reeds

Mint

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1772 FM 3% KM#106.1 (inverted "MF" or "FM" and mintmark)
1772 MF 1.4% KM#106.1 (inverted "MF" or "FM" and mintmark; inverted "MF" error)
1773 FM 1.8% KM#106.1 (inverted "MF" or "FM" and mintmark)
1773 FM $ 219 3% KM#106.2
1774 FM $ 176 3% KM#106.2
1775 FM $ 391 3% KM#106.2
1776 FM $ 373 $ 986 9% KM#106.2
1777 FF 1.8% KM#106.2
1777 FM 4% KM#106.2 overdate variety exists
1778 FF 6% KM#106.2 overdate variety exists
1778 FM 3% KM#106.2
1779 FF $ 462 $ 2493 6% KM#106.2
1780 FF $ 362 6% KM#106.2
1781 FF $ 232 $ 3617 9% KM#106.2
1782 FF $ 175 6% KM#106.2
1783 FF $ 111 $ 190 36% KM#106.2
1783 FM 4% KM#106.2
1784 FF 3% KM#106.2
1784 FM 5% KM#106.2
1785 FM 2% KM#106.2a
1788 FM 7% KM#106.2a
1789 FM 4% KM#106.2a

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232116
Lot 64498
Internet Archive
Apr 21, 2021 1773 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(NGC AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 240.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232113
Lot 61505
Internet Archive
Mar 31, 2021 1773 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(NGC AU Details (Scratches))
USD 216.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232125
Lot 64601
Internet Archive
Jun 23, 2021 1774 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(NGC AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 192.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232013
Lot 64393
Internet Archive
Mar 25, 2020 1774 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(NGC AU Details (Harshly Cleaned))
USD 144.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232009
Lot 64372
Internet Archive
Feb 27, 2020 1774 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231911
Lot 62266
Internet Archive
Mar 14, 2019 1774 FM – KM#106.2 AU The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232116
Lot 64499
Internet Archive
Apr 21, 2021 1775 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(NGC AU Details (Cleaned))
USD 228.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auction 231912
Lot 63288
Internet Archive
Mar 21, 2019 1775 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232125
Lot 64602
Internet Archive
Jun 23, 2021 1775 FM – KM#106.2 XF
(NGC XF Details (Cleaned))
USD 186.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
2021 October 28 - 29 World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction 3093
Lot 34942
Internet Archive
Oct 28, 2021 1776 FM – KM#106.2 AU
(PCGS AU58)
USD 2280.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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