Bolivia 1816-PTS PJ real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This is an example of a type struck 1813-25 at Potosi, Bolivia (then called Upper Peru). It superseded the bust of Carlos IV. Assayer PJ is recorded for 1803-25.

Recorded mintage: 38,000.

Specification: 3.38 g, .896 fine silver, .097 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 87.

Source:

  • Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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