Ecuador 1841-MV real
This specimen was lot 21090 in Heritage sale 3008 (New York, January 2010), where it sold for $2,932.50. The catalog description noted, "Ecuador. Republic Real 1841-MV, toned Fine, evenly worn with all details boldly expressed and no obvious flaws. Rare date." This specimen is one of a series struck 1836-41. It is scarce, even in low grade. All pre-decimal Ecuadorian coinage is hard to find and hotly pursued.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.4-3.9 g, .667 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 17.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Tucker, Warren, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3008: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2009.