2 Reales - Fernando VII Guadalajara - Royalist Coinage

Features

Issuer Municipality of (Mexico) Guadalajara (State of Jalisco)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1812-1821
Value 2 Reales
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 6.77 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
74790
References KM# 93.2
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

Draped laureate bust right.

Script: Latin

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

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned arms shield flanked by pillars.

Script: Latin

Lettering: •HISPAN•ET IND•REX•GA•2R•M•R•

Translation:
King of Spain and the Indies
Guadalajara 2 Reales MR

Comments

Although similar in design to KM#93, these .2 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
1812 GA MR
1814 GA MR Over-date 1814/2 exists.
1815 GA MR Over-date 1815/4 exists,
1821 GA FS

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