Guatemala 1772-G P 2 reales

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Sedwick sale 9, lot 1602

This type was struck 1772-76 at Guatemala. After the earthquake of 1776 leveled the town, production resumed at the new site in 1779 with a new mintmark, "NG". This specimen was lot 1602 in Sedwick sale 9 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $276. The catalog description[1] noted, "Guatemala, bust 2 reales, Charles III, 1772P. Broad-flan Fine with some toning around details."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, .196 troy oz AGW, this specimen 6.8 grams.

Catalog reference: KM-34.1; CT-1243.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #9, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2011.

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