8 Reales - Carlos III


Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1760-1772
Value 8 Reales (8)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 39 mm
Thickness 2.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15073
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 105
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


Crowned arms shield flanked by initials and value.

F 8

Carlos 3rg by the grace of God King of Spain and the Indies
MF 8 Reales


Crowned hemispheres flanked by crowned pillars.

Mo 1762 Mo

Both as one
Further beyond


8 Reales - Carlos III -  obverse

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1760 MM 11%
1760 MM 2% recut die
1761 MM 8% tip of cross between "H" and "I" in leg
1761 MM 3% tip of cross between "I" and "S" in leg
1762 MF 1.1%
1762 MM 0%
1762 MM 5% tip of cross between "H" and "I" in leg
1762 MM 0% tip of cross between "I" and "S" in leg
1763 MF 5% overdate varieties exist
1763 MM 0% overdate variety exists
1764 MF 6% overdate varieties exist
1765 MF 11%
1766 MF 3% overdate variety exists
1767 MF 7% overdate varieties exist
1768 MF 10% overdate varieties exist
1769 MF 15%
1770 FM 8% overdate varieties exist
1770 MF 7% overdate variety exists
1771 FM 16%
1772 FM 1.1%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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