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fwo_873508 - MEXICO - CHARLES III 8 Reales 1788 Mexico

MEXICO - CHARLES III 8 Reales 1788 Mexico XF
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Price : 240.00 €
Type : 8 Reales
Date: 1788
Mint name / Town : Mexico
Quantity minted : -
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 38 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 26,87 g.
Edge : décorée
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie ayant été nettoyée, frappe légèrement décentrée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : CAROLUS. III. - DEI. GRATIA // .1788..
Obverse description : Buste lauré de Charles III à droite .
Obverse translation : (Charles III par la grâce de dieu).

Reverse


Reverse legend : .HISPAN. ET IND. REX. M°. 8 R. F. M..
Reverse description : Écu couronné à cinq quartiers entre les Colonnes d'Hercule avec un bandeau inscrit PLUS - ULTRA.
Reverse translation : (roi des Espagnols et des Indes).

Historical background


MEXICO - CHARLES III

(1759-14/12/17/1788)

Charles III (20/01/1716-14/12/1788) is the eldest son of Philip V's second marriage, that with Elisabeth Farnese. He was successively Duke of Parma (1731-1735) and King of Naples (1735-1759) then he succeeded his half-brother, Ferdinand VI, as King of Spain in 1759. He married Marie-Amélie de Saxe in 1738 who gave him six children. His son Charles IV succeeded him in 1788 as King of Spain and his other son Ferdinand IV as King of Naples and the Two Sicilies (1759-1825).

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