Colombia 1846-B RS 8 reales

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was struck 1839-46 at Bogotá only, unlike the two reales. It was replaced in 1847 by KM 106 which weighed only 20 grams.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: .666 silver (= "LEI OCHO DINEROS"), 22.93 grams.

Catalog reference: WR-11; Eliz-24; KM 98.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.
  • Restrepo, Jorge Emilio, Monedas de Colombia, 1619-2006, Medellin, Colombia: Impresiones Rojo, 2006.

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