4 Reales - Carlos III

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1786
Value 4 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 13.54 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15063
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 97
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

Bust facing right

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CAROLUS·III·
DEI·GRATIA
·1778·

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

Script: Latin

Lettering: ·HISPAN·ET IND·REX·M·4R·F·F·

Translation: King of Spain and the Indies Mexico City 4 Reales FF

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1772 FM KM#97.1 (inverted "FM" and mintmark)
1773 FM KM#97.1 (inverted "FM" and mintmark)
1773 MF KM#97.2
1774 FM KM#97.2
1775 FM KM#97.2
1776 FM KM#97.2
1777 FM KM#97.2
1778 FF KM#97.2
1779 FF KM#97.2
1780 FF KM#97.2
1781 FF KM#97.2
1782 FF KM#97.2
1783 FF KM#97.2
1784 FF KM#97.2
1784 FM KM#97.2
1786 FM KM#97.2a

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 4 Reales - Carlos IIIPicture 1 of a sold 4 Reales - Carlos III
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232132
Lot 62599
Internet Archive
Aug 11, 2021 1778 FF – KM#97.2 XF
(NGC XF45)
USD 600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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