Bolivia 1816-PTS PJ 8 reales

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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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.

Source:

  • 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.

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