Bolivia 1808-PTS PJ 8 reales KM 73
"1808. Potosí. PJ. 8 reales. Atractiva. EBC-. (eight reales of 1808, Potosí mint. Attractive, nearly extremely fine.)"Altho eight reales of Ferdinand VII dated 1808 are known, they were almost certainly minted later as they bear the standard bust of the king not used until 1811 in Mexico.
Recorded mintage: 3,299,000.
Specification: 27.07 g, .896 fine, .780 ASW.
Catalog reference: Cal. 732, KM 73.
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