2 Reales - Fernando VII Zacatecas - Royalist Coinage

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

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Features

Issuer Mexico
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1818-1822
Value 2 Reales (2)
Currency Real (1535-1897)
Composition Silver (.903)
Weight 6.77 g
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 74793
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 93.4
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
•1820•

Translation: Fernando 7th by the grace of God

Reverse

Crowned arms shield flanked by pillars.

Lettering: •HISPAN•ET IND•REX•Z•2R•R•G•

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

Comments

Although similar in design to KM#93, these .4 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 as Z, ZS or Zs.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1818 AG 4%
1819 AG 0% Reverse S in HISPAN error exists.
1820 AG 44%
1820 RG 0%
1821 AG 8%
1821 AZ 20% Over-initials AZ/RG exist.
1821 RG 16%
1822 AG 4%
1822 RG 12%

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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