8 Reales - Fernando VII

Features

Country Mexico
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1811-1822
Value 8 Reales (8)
Currency Colonial - Real (1535-1821)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 38.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3767
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References KM# 111
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

Laureate bust right surrounded by legend

Lettering:
·FERDIN·VII· DEI·GRATIA·
•1817•

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned arms shield flanked by pillars

Lettering:
•HISPAN•ET IND•REX•Mo•8R•J•J•
PLVS VLTRA

Translation:
King of Spain and the Indies
Mexico City 8 Reales JJ
Further beyond

Edge

8 Reales - Fernando VII -  obverse

© LoskarZ

Comments

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
1811 HJ 1.9%
1812 HJ 0.6% Overdate variety exists
1812 JJ 4% Overdate variety exists
1813 HJ 0%
1813 JJ 5%
1814 HJ 0% Overdate variety exists
1814 JJ 8% Overdate variety exists
1815 JJ 4% Overdate variety exists
1816 JJ 11% Overdate variety exists
1817 JJ 8%
1817 ZsAG 0.6% KM#111.5
1818 AG 3% KM#111.5
1818 JJ 15%
1819 AG 3% KM#111.5
1819 AG 0% KM#111.5 ('GRATIA' error)
1819 JJ 17%
1820 AG 1.3% KM#111.5
1820 JJ 102.91 20%
1821 CA RP 1.3% KM#111.1
1821 D CG 1.3% KM#111.2
1821 JJ 16%
1821 ZsAZ 1.9% KM#111.5
1821 ZsRG 3% KM#111.5 overdate variety exists
1821 ZsRG 17% KM#111.6
1822 CA RP 3% KM#111.1

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