MEXICO, CARLOS & JOANNA 4 REALES GRADED AU 55
Carlos & Joanna Silver 4 Reales (1542-55)
Mexico city mint, Assayer: A M
Obverse: Crowned arms of Castille and Leon, M to left, A to right of shield with legend surrounding: CAROIVS: ET: IOHANA. REGES.
Reverse: Crowned pillars over waves, motto between; PLV/ SVL/TER (PLUS ULTRA which translates to “MORE BEYOND”) value below, with beaded inner circle and legend surrounding: HISPANIARVM: ET: INDIARVM: +
Graded and slabbed by NGC as AU 55
Certification number: 4427728-061
A very pleasing example with great detail. Among one of the earliest coins struck in North America.