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Latest revision as of 21:12, 16 November 2019

Sedwick sale 12, lot 1636

This specimen was lot 1636 in Sedwick sale 12 (Winter Park, FL, October 2012), where it sold for $483.80. The catalog description[1] noted, "Lima, Peru, 1/2 real, 1841MB, encapsulated NGC MS 63, finest (and only) known specimen graded by NGC. Light rainbow-toning with underlying luster, choice strike." This type was struck at Lima 1840-56 and at Cuzco 1827-35; the complete span of Peru standing liberty half reales runs 1826-56. Assayer MB is recorded for 1839-56. The date is listed in the SCWC as common, tho all Peruvian minors are scarcer in nice condition than the catalog values would indicate. It was legal tender in the United States until 1857 for 6¼¢.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 g, 903 fine silver, .049 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-144.5.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel F., Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction #12, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC, 2012.

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