8 Reales - Fernando VII

8 Reales - Fernando VII - obverse8 Reales - Fernando VII - reverse

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Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VII (1808-1821)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1811-1821
Value 8 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 38.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 3767
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 111
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

Laureate bust right surrounded by legend

Script: Latin

Lettering:
·FERDIN·VII· DEI·GRATIA·
•1812•

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned arms shield flanked by pillars

Script: Latin

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

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

Edge

8 Reales - Fernando VII -  obverse

© LoskarZ

Mints

Mo Casa de Moneda de México, Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)
Zs Casa de Moneda de Zacatecas, Mexico (1812-1905)

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 3%
1812 HJ 0.6% Overdate variety exists
1812 JJ 5% Overdate variety exists
1813 HJ 0.6%
1813 JJ 7%
1814 HJ 0% Overdate variety exists
1814 JJ 9% Overdate variety exists
1815 JJ 7% Overdate variety exists
1816 JJ $ 75 13% Overdate variety exists
1817 JJ 9%
1818 JJ 15%
1819 JJ $ 51 20%
1820 JJ $ 86 23%
1821 JJ $ 55 16%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Katz
Auction 67
Lot 3191
Internet Archive
Sep 24, 2022 1816 JJ – Overdate variety exists XF USD 152.10
(EUR 142.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Katz
Auction 61
Lot 1046
Internet Archive
Jun 7, 2022 1816 JJ – Overdate variety exists VF USD 152.10
(EUR 142.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VIIPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Fernando VII
Río de la Plata
RPN Subasta Online #7 Session 3
Internet Archive
Oct 9, 2021 1821 JJ VF
(VF+)
USD 50.00
(+ buyer's premium)

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