2 Reales - Fernando VII


Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VII (1808-1821)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1812-1822
Value 2 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 6.77 g
Diameter 26 mm
Thickness 1.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 93
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.


Bust looking right with lettering around.

Script: Latin

Lettering: FERDIN * VII * DEI * GRATIA * 1821 *

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God


Royal arms.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HISPAN * ET IND * REX * Mo * 2R * J * J *

King of Spain and the Indies
Mexico City 2 Reales JJ


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
1812 Mo HJ 3%
1812 Mo JJ 3%
1812 Mo TH 0%
1813 Mo HJ 1.5%
1813 Mo JJ 5%
1813 Mo TH 3%
1814 Mo JJ 17% Overdate variety exists
1815 Mo JJ 17%
1816 Mo JJ 12%
1817 Mo JJ 1.5%
1818 Mo JJ 8%
1819 Mo JJ 12%
1820 Mo JJ 6%
1821 Mo JJ 9% Overdate variety exists
1821 Zs AG 8% KM#93.4
1821 Zs RG 14% KM#93.4
1822 Go JM 11% KM#93.3

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