Bolivia 1682-P V 8 reales

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 335
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This type was struck 1667-1700 at Potosi. This specimen was lot 335 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $4,993.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "BOLIVIA. 8 Reales Royal, 1682-PV. Charles II (1665-1700). NGC VF-30. Fully round 'Royal' presentation strike on a specially prepared planchet. Struck on a large round 42.5 mm planchet allowing for full legends on both sides. Minimal doubling, well applied type II Guatemalan countermark of 1839 on obverse. Well defined, lightly toned and highly attractive for type."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .931 fine silver, .810 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-7589, KM-R26; Cal-Type 75 #318; Calbeto-1093; Laz-207.


  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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