Guatemala 1763-G P 8 reales

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Heritage sale 3030, lot 24415
Guatemala 1763 8 reales rev H3030-24415.jpg

This specimen was lot 24415 in Heritage sale 3030 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $1,997.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Carlos III Pillar 8 Reales 1763 G-P, XF45 NGC. Well struck, with no flaws and nice light toning. A light rim nick on the obverse near 12 o'clock is of little consequence. 183,728 pieces minted. A rare date, represented by low grade or problem coins in the Amat and Haberthuer groups. Ex. Aureo (Aureo 12/1990, lot 971 for $1,700). From The Isaac Rudman Collection of Guatemala Coins." While Guatemala pillar dollars are scarce compared to the issues of Mexico City or Potosi, they are available for a price. The four and eight reales from this mint are more common than the smaller denominations.

Recorded mintage: 183,728.

Specification: 27.07 g, 0.917 fine silver, 0.798 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 18, Cal-93, Gilboy G-8-12.

Source:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, vol. 1, Madrid: Cayón9-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3030, featuring the RLM Collection, the Isaac Rudman Collection, the Hans Cook Collection and the Collection of Donald E. Bently, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
  • Yonaka, Brad, A Variety Guide to the Pillar Coinage of the Guatemala, Bogota, Lima, Potosi, and Santiago Mints, 1752-1771, Long Beach, CA: Agorocu Consulting, 2018.
  • , Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
  • Robinson, Charles, The Coins of Central America, 1733-1965, San Benito, TX: 1965.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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