Bolivia 1816-PTS PJ 8 reales
This specimen is one of a series struck 1808-09, 1813-25 during the reign of Ferdinand VII. It is a common date and type, though the SCWC values it about 60% more than the contemporary Mexican issue. Assayer PJ is recorded for the years 1803-24.
Recorded mintage: 1,877,000.
Specification: 27.07 g, .896 fine, .780 ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 84.
- Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.