2 Reales - Carlos III

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1784
Value 2 Reales (2)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 6.75 g
Diameter 28 mm
Thickness 1.2 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15061
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 88
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust facing right

Lettering:
CAROLUS·III·DEI·GRATIA
·1773·

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·oM·2R·F·M·

Translation:
King of Spain and the Indies
Mexico City 2 Reales FM

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 10% KM#88.1 (inverted "FM" and mintmark)
1773 FM 4% KM#88.1 (inverted "FM" and mintmark)
1773 FM 5% KM#88.2
1774 FM 14% KM#88.2
1775 FM 6% KM#88.2
1776 FM 6% KM#88.2
1777 FM 6% KM#88.2
1778 FF 8% KM#88.2
1779 FF 8% KM#88.2
1780 FF 9% KM#88.2
1781 FF $ 17 18% KM#88.2
1782 FF 15% KM#88.2
1783 FF $ 12 $ 149 14% KM#88.2
1784 FF 7% KM#88.2
1784 FF 0.5% KM#88.2 (error "DEI GRTIA") very rare
1784 FM 1.0% KM#88.2 very rare

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