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Mexico City, Mexico, bust 4 reales, Charles IV, 1797FM, NGC Shipwreck Effect / SS New York (1846).

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Mexico City, Mexico, bust 4 reales, Charles IV, 1797FM, NGC Shipwreck Effect / SS New York (1846).
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Mexico City, Mexico, bust 4 reales, Charles IV, 1797FM, NGC Shipwreck Effect / SS New York (1846). KM-100; Cal-802. In the early 1800s, this 4 reales would have circulated in the United States comparable to a half dollar due to limited availability of the national coinage. Matte saltwater corroded surfaces yet with most original details still visible, including the date (incorrectly stated on the label as 1792). For a Colombian 1824JF gold 2 escudos from the wreck, see lot #806. NGC #1972445-028. From: S.S. New York, sunk in 1846 in the Gulf of Mexico