Spanish "Piece of 8" silver eight Reales minted 1809 in Mexico City, Mexico during the reign of Ferdinand VII.
Obverse: Bust of Ferdinand VII, dated 1809 below; legend FERDIN VII DEI GRATIA surrounding.
Reverse: Crowned Spanish Arms, legend HISPAN ET IND. REX , Mexico City mintmark, denomination 8 , assayer's initials TH surrounding
Measures approximately 36 mm in diameter.