1 Real - Carlos III


Issuer Mexico
King Charles III (1759-1788)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1772-1784
Value 1 Real (1)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 3.3834 g
Diameter 20.2 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 16850
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 78
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.


Armored bust of Charles III, right


Translation: Carlos 3rd by the grace of God


Crowned shield flanked by pillars with banner,
with denomination "1R" in lettering

Lettering: •HISPAN•ET IND•REX•Mo•1R•F•F•

King of Spain and the Indies
1 Real
Mexico City FM


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


An example of 1773-Mo FM Real with inverted mintmark (KM #78.1)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1772 FM 7% KM#78.1 (inverted "FM" and mintmark)
1773 FM 6% KM#78.1 (inverted "FM" and mintmark)
1773 FM 3% KM#78.2
1774 FM 7% KM#78.2
1775 Mo FM 10% KM#78.2
1776 FM 4% KM#78.2
1777 FM 4% KM#78.2
1778 FF 2% KM#78.2
1779 FF 3% KM#78.2
1780 FF 8% KM#78.2
1781 FF 26% KM#78.2
1782 FF $ 4.52 30% KM#78.2 overdate variety exists
1783 FF 10% KM#78.2
1784 FF 4% KM#78.2

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