1 Real - Carlos IV

1 Real - Carlos IV -  obverse1 Real - Carlos IV -  reverse

© Banco de Mexico


Issuer Mexico
King Charles IV (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1789-1790
Value 1 Real (1)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 3.38 g
Diameter 20.99 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 53704
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 79
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 Carlos 4th looking right surrounded by legend and date at bottom.

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.

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

Translation: King of Spain and the Indies


NOTE: Mint mark M or Mo.

Manage my collection

Please sign in or create an account to manage your collection.

Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1789 FM 57%
1790 FM 43%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

Get this coin

No member from this site currently wants to exchange it.

Numista Rarity index: 90 Search tips
This index is based on the data of Numista members collections. It ranges from 0 to 100, 0 meaning a very common coin or banknote and 100 meaning a rare coin or banknote among Numista members.

Bullion value: USD 2.21 Search tips
This value is given for information purpose only. It is based on a price of silver at 725 USD/kg. Numista does not buy or sell coins or metal.

» Buy coins from Mexico

Contribute to the catalog

Modify or add data on this page
Register a past auction sale