Guatemala 1759-G P 8 reales
This specimen was lot 20463 in Ponterio sale 161 (Chicago, August 2011), where it sold for $____. The catalog description noted, "GUATEMALA. 8 Reales, 1759-P. The Finest NGC Certified Guatemalan Pillar Dollar of Ferdinand VI. Ferdinand VI. The only NGC certified mint state example of a Ferdinand VI pillar dollar. Well struck, fully lustrous with a hint of light adjustment marks on the obverse, population 1 of 1 for this king. NGC MS-64."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .917 fine silver, .798 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM-18; FC-7(R6); El-10; Gil-G-8-7.
- Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2006.
- Ponterio, Rick, et al., Ponterio sale 161: The Chicago ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's-Bowers, LLC, 2011.