2 Reales - Fernando VII Guanajuato - Royalist Coinage

Features

Issuer Mexico
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1821-1822
Value 2 Reales (2)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 6.77 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 74792
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 93.3
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.

Obverse

Draped laureate bust right.

Lettering:
FERDIN•VII•DEI•GRATIA
•1822•

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned arms shield flanked by pillars.

Lettering: •HISPAN•ET IND•REX•Go•2R•J•M•

Translation:
King of Spain and the Indies
Guanajuato 2 Reales JM

Comments

Although similar in design to KM#93, these .3 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
1821 Go JM
1822 Go JM

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