Bolivia 1871-PTS ER boliviano KM-155.4
This specimen was lot 42344 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2019), where it sold for $80. The catalog description noted, "BOLIVIA. Boliviano, 1871-PTS ER. Potosi Mint. PCGS MS-63 Gold Shield. 9 stars at bottom. Minimally toned with soft sparkling luster in the fields." The catalog notes an eleven star variety (KM 155.3) struck 1870-71 and a nine star variety (KM 155.4) struck 1870-72, including assayers ER, FP and EF.
Recorded mintage: unknown but fairly common.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-155.4.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, Matt Orsini and Cris Chatigny, The January 2019 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.