½ Real - Fernando VII Royalist coinage

Features

Issuer Guayana (Venezuelan provinces)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1813-1817
Value 1/2 Real (1/2)
Currency Real (1813-1817)
Composition Copper
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 59884
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References C# 41
William D. Craig; 1976. Coins of the World, 1750-1850 (3rd edition). Western Publishing, Racine, Wisconsin, USA.

Obverse

Castle at center. With value at left and legend around.

Lettering:
•PROVINCIA•DE GUAIANA
1/2

Translation:
Guyana Province
1/2 Real

Reverse

Rampant lion left. With date and King's name around.

Lettering: F • VII • AÑO DE 1813

Translation: Fernando 7th. Year of 1813.

Comments

C#41.1 - Solid lion and castle. Large flan 26.1-30mm. Varieties exist with outlines castle and lion.
C#41.2 - Small flan 22-26mm. Due to this reduction in size the dates are often out off flan.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1813  5% C#41.1
1814  14% C#41.1
1814  14% C#41.2
ND (1814-1817)  36% C#41.2 Date off flan.
1815  14% C#41.2
1816  50% C#41.2
1817  5% C#41.2

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%.

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