Bolivia 1797-PTS PP escudo
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"Carlos IV. 1788-1808 1 Escudo 1797. Potosi Sehr schön. Kleine Kratzer. (Bolivia, Charles IV, 1788-1808, one escudo of 1797, Potosi mint. Very fine, Minor scratches.)"This type is very scarce as is most colonial gold from Bolivia. Some of the later dates have recorded mintages under a thousand.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.38 g, .875 fine gold, .095 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.35 g.
Catalog reference: Cayon 14063, KM 78, Fr-9.
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- Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
- Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.