Bolivia 1796-PTS PP 8 reales

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Aureo sale 238, lot 455
This specimen was lot 455 in Aureo & Calicó sale 238 (Barcelona, November 2011), where it sold for 60 euro (about US$95 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1796. Potosí. PP. 8 reales. Oxidaciones en anverso. MBC-. (eight reales of 1796, Potosí mint. Obverse corrosion, nearly Very fine.)"
The assayer PP appears for 1794-1802.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 27.07 grams, .896 fine silver, .780 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cal. 719, KM 73.

Sources:

  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Colleción Leunda, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó Subastas Numismáticas, 2011.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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