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No 687 1755 Silver Half Reale Piece

No 687 1755 Silver Half Reale Piece Image

This Spanish 1755 Half Reales Coin, Mexico City Mint. Small silver coin minted by
Spanish King Ferdinand VI at the Mexico City Mint. The smallest example of
the so-called "Pillar Dollars" or "Spanish Milled Dollars" which
were manufactured using modern techniques beginning in 1732, and which eventually
supplanted the cruder "cobs." A Spanish Half Reales would have been valued
at approximately 3 pence in English currency. Spanish silver coins such as
this were in widespread circulation in the American Colonies, and are
regularly found in American 18th century archaeological excavations.

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Weight:2.00 g