2 Reales - Fernando VI


Issuer Guatemala
King Ferdinand VI (1746-1759)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1747-1753
Value 2 Reales
Currency Real (Colonial, 1733-1821)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 6.7668 g
Shape Cob
Technique Cob
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 23 August 1873
Number N# 75036
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 10
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.


Crowned arms shield flanked by initial and value. With legend around.


Crowned hemispheres flanked by pillars, with legend around and date at bottom.


Casa de Moneda de Guatemala, Guatemala City, Guatemala (1733-date)


These coins were officially demonetized by the Guatemalan government in 1873. Individuals only had three days in which to redeem cob coinage for current coinage or promissory notes. Colonial era coinage in El Salvador was also redeemed.

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