Reale Type: Mexico Cob Four Reales

Newsletter

Regular updates from the 1715 Fleet Society

Treasure of the Month

Past and current featured treasures

This Day in Fleet History

Special days of significance to the 1715 Fleet

Filter News:

Full date 1715 Mexico Four Reales

Coin Description: Full date 1715 Mexico Four Reales. 11.9 grams. Full “OM” of “OMJ” visible and clear. Much of the shield is also visible the surfaces of the obverse are somewhat grainy. The reverse surfaces are very indistinct. The cross and other features can be identified but are almost completely obliterated due to surface corrosion.

Read More »

Full and complete date 1714 Mexico Four Reales

Coin Description: Full and complete date 1714 Mexico Four Reales. 12.1 grams. Almost a complete “OMJ” except for the bottom half of the “J”. Nearly a full crown with approximately 65% of the shield visible (but indistinct). Overall the obverse is quite striking for a Four Reale. The reverse cross is well centered and approximately

Read More »

Full date 1714 Mexico Four Reales

Coin Description: Full date 1714 Mexico Four Reales. 13.8 grams. Partial “OMJ” with the “O” and “M” partially obscured by the minting process. Close observation of the “O” and “M” reveal that either the die was poorly cut or the planchet “bounced” when being struck.Only the top portion of the “J” is visible. Hammer marks

Read More »

Partial date (1)714 Mexico Four Reales

Coin Description: Partial date (1)714. 12.2 grams. Faint “O” of “OMJ” visible as is about 45% of the shield. Reverse shows well centered cross approximately 70% complete. Lion and castle on the right half quite distinct with only portions of the lion and castle on the left visible. What is visible on the reverse however

Read More »

Partial date (1)714 Mexico Four Reales

Coin Description: Partial date (1)714 Mexico Four Reales. 13.0 grams. Bold “OM” of “OMJ” visible. Approximately 60% of shield and 80% of crown visible. Obverse strike very nice for this coin reverse shows well centered nearly complete cross. All lions and castles visible but flat.

Read More »
Scroll to Top