4 Reales - Carlos IV

4 Reales - Carlos IV - obverse4 Reales - Carlos IV - reverse

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Issuer Mexico
King Charles IV (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1789-1790
Value 4 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 13.54 g
Diameter 33.9 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 53712
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 98
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.


Carlos 4th armored bust looking right. Surrounded by lettering with date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering: DEI * GRATIA * CAROLUS * IV


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

NOTE: Mint mark M or Mo.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HISPAN * ET IND * REX * Mo * 4R * FM

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1789 FM 60%
1790 FM 40%

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