Chile 1779-So DA 8 escudos

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Aureo sale 243, lot 647

This specimen was lot 647 in Aureo y Calicó sale 243 (Barcelona, April 2012), where it sold for 1,900 € (about $2,870 including buyer's fees).

The catalog[1] noted,
"Carlos III (1759-1788). 1779. Golpecitos. Santiago. DA. 8 escudos. MBC. (Eight escudos of 1779, Santiago mint. Edge bumps, very fine.)"
This type was struck at Santiago 1772-89 and tho expensive, is not rare like prior types.

Overdates abound.


Recorded mintage: 44,000.

Specification: 27.07 g, .901 fine gold, .784 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 27, Cal. 232.

Source:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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