Guatemala 1752-G J 8 reales

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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Shown is a 1752 eight reales cob from the Guatemala mint, of a type issued 1734-54. Guatemalan cobs are unusual in that they were struck using pillar dies. Guatemala issues are notably cruder than other mints.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .931 fine silver, .81 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-10570, KM 12.

Source:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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