1 Real - Carlos IV Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait

1 Real - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait) - obverse1 Real - Carlos IV (Numeral IV, Carlos III portrait) - reverse

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Issuer Mexico
King Charles IV (Carlos IV) (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1789-1790
Value 1 Real
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 3.38 g
Diameter 20.99 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 79
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.


Armored bust of Carlos III looking right surrounded by legend and date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering: CAROLUS * IV * DEI * GRATIA *

Translation: Carlos 4th by the grace of God


Crowned shield flanked by pillars with banner. Surrounded by legend, mint and assayer's initials.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HISPAN * ET * IND * REX * Mo * F * M

Translation: King of Spain and the Indies


M Mexican Mint (Casa de Moneda de México), Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)
Mintmark of Mexican Mint (Mo) Mexican Mint (Casa de Moneda de México), Mexico, Mexico (1535-date)


NOTE: Mint mark M or Mo.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1789 FM 50%
1790 FM 42%

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