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1809 Mexico 8 Reales Silver Coin Ferdinand VII Mint Mark Mo Assayer TH AU55

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Description:  A nice looking about uncirculated 1809 Mexican silver coin. This is the Ferdinand the seventh 8 Reales depicting the bust of King Ferdinand VII of Spain facing right, on the obverse. The obverse of this large, silver dollar size coin, has the legend "FERDIN.VII.DEI.GRATIA" surrounding the king's bust and the date 1809 below it. The reverse depicts the crowned arms of Spain between pillars with the legend "HESPANIA.ET IND.REX" followed by the mint mark "Mo" then 8R. T.H. all surrounding the arms. These coins were used extensively in the US before the silver dollars were circulated. The is graded About Uncirculated (AU 55) by ANACS with the notation "SCRATCHED" and comes in a plastic slab so labeled. We have examined the coin very closely and were unable to identify an objectionable scratch. We do see some small scratches and bag marks but nothing that distracts from the beauty of the coin. This is a truly nice coin with nice eye appeal worthy of a spot in your Mexican coin collection. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.  

Date: 1809.  

Origin: Mexico.  

Weight and Size: The coin is ~39 mm in diameter and should weigh ~27 grams of 0.896 silver.   

References: KM#110.  

Condition: The coin is graded as About Uncirculated 55 (AU 55) by ANACS with the notation "SCRATCHED" and comes slabbed in a plastic holder that is so labeled. We have examined the coin carefully and we were unable to identify large or objectionable scratches. We do see that the coin has some short scratches, minor dings, and some bag marks throughout. However, these do not distract from its nice eye appeal and quality. The coin is truly in great condition after being around for 215 years. Please view photos for additional condition information.

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