2 Reales - Fernando VII Zacatecas - Royalist Coinage

2 Reales - Fernando VII (Zacatecas - Royalist Coinage) - obverse2 Reales - Fernando VII (Zacatecas - Royalist Coinage) - reverse

© Banco de Mexico

Features

Issuer Mexico
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1813-1818
Value 2 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 6.77 g
Diameter 27.1 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
74787
References KM# 92.1
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

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

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FERDIN * VII * DEI * GRATIA
•1814•

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.

Script: Latin

Lettering: HISPAN * ET IND * REX * Z * 2R * F * P

Translation:
King of Spain and the Indies
Zacatecas 2 Reales FP

Comments

Although similar in design to KM#92, 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.

Mint mark Z, ZS or Zs.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1813 FP
1814 AG
1814 FP
1815 AG
1816 AG
1817 AG
1818 AG

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