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.
GRATIA surrounding the king's bust and the date 1814 below it. REX" followed by the mint mark "Mo then 8R. These coins were used extensively in the US before the silver dollars were circulated. The coin is lustrous and shows all the details very well. It is a truly a nice coin with great eye appeal and has nice heft to it.
Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description. Weight and Size: The coin is 39 mm in diameter and weighs 26.8 grams of 90.3% silver.
Condition: I would grade this coin as a nice extremely fine or much better (could be about uncirculated) with all the details being very well preserved and showing minor wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. The coin shows some minor areas of strike weakness especially along the edge of both sides but has not truly seen much circulation.The arms on the reverse as well as the king's bust on the obverse show very little wear if any and are very well preserved. The coin has a few minor scratches, dings and bag marks, which do not distract from its great eye appeal. Other than that, the coin is problem free and in great condition for being over 180 years old. Please view photos for additional condition information. We guarantee the authenticity, description and condition of the items we sell. Note, packages going overseas can take as long as 3 to 4 weeks to reach their destination, so please be patient and allow sufficient time for your item to reach you. Failure to follow these simple terms will be construed as your desire not to complete the sale. Powered by SixBit's eCommerce Solution.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\North & Central America\Mexico\Colonial (up to 1821)". The seller is "giamer" and is located in this country: US.This item can be shipped worldwide.