½ Real - Fernando VII Royalist Coinage

½ Real - Fernando VII (Royalist Coinage) - obverse½ Real - Fernando VII (Royalist Coinage) - reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer State of Durango
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1813-1816
Value ½ Real (0.5)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 1.69 g
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 74780
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 74.1
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.

Obverse

King Fernando 7th bust looking right. Surrounded by lettering with date at bottom.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FERDIN •VII•DEI•GRATIA
•1813•

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned arms shield flanked by pillars with legend around.

Script: Latin

Lettering: •HISPAN•ET IND•R•D•R•M•

Translation:
Kinf os Spain and the Indies
Durango RM

Comments

Although similar in design to KM#74, these .1 coins were made by Loyalists in their region to show support for the Crown. So the design is but a mere copy of the Mexico City one.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1813 D RM
1814 D MZ
1816 D MZ

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