Octagonal countermark with head of George III over Mexico 1796 8 Reales. Laureate bust right / HISPAN. KM 656 (host coin); SCBC-3766. Emergency issue, struck on 1796-Mo FM Mexico 8 Reales (Spanish American) host coin. Counterstamped during a shortage of silver specie, this issue gained the name "the head of a fool on the neck of an ass" from an unimpressed populace.
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