This attractive example of a Charles IV 8 Reales is graded AU-53 by NGC. The coin has a nice, problem-free appearance with great detail. Slight as-minted planchet flaws, common to the era, do not detract from this excellent example.
- Contains .7797 oz actual Silver weight.
- NGC encapsulation protects and guarantees the AU-53 condition of the coin.
- Obverse: Armored bust of Charles IV of Spain with date below.
- Reverse: The Pillars of Hercules flanking the crowned arms of Castile and Leon. The Pillars, a classical symbol of the promontories defining the Strait of Gibraltar, are adorned with a ribbon reading "Plus Ultra," Latin for "further beyond", symbolizing Spain's global exploration.
- Minted in Mexico City with the "Mo" mint mark.
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Minted throughout Central and South America at a variety of mints, these classic 8 Reales saw extensive use in commerce throughout the New World. Few of these coins remain in problem-free condition, with many featuring signs of cleaning or improper handling over the past two centuries. Add this problem-free example to your cart today!
Listed in Krause as KM# 109.