2 Reales - Fernando VII

2 Reales - Fernando VII -  obverse2 Reales - Fernando VII -  reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
King Ferdinand VII (1808-1821)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1809-1811
Value 2 Reales (2)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 6.77 g
Diameter 27.01 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 53710
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 92
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

Fernando 7th armored laureate bust looking right. Surrounded by legend and date at bottom.

Lettering:
FERDIN * VII * DEI * GRATIA
•1809•

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

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

Lettering: HISPAN * ET IND * REX * Mo * 2R * T * H

Translation:
King of Spain and the Indies
Mexico City 2 Reales TH

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
1809 Mo TH
1810 Mo HJ Over-date 1810 over 1800 exists.
1810 Mo TH Over-date 1810 over 1800 exists.
1810 Mo TH/HJ
1811 Mo HJ
1811 Mo HJ/TH
1811 Mo TH Over-date 1811 over 1810 exists, which can also have a HJ/TH overlap.

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