Guatemala 1803-NG M real
This specimen was part of lot 35275 in Heritage sale 3038 (Dallas, January 2015), where it sold for $587.50. The catalog description noted, "Charles IV Lot of Sixteen Colonial 1 Real Coins, Various dates. Average grade is Fine. From The Santa Maria Collection." This type was struck 1791-1807 and is scarce compared the similar one real from Mexico City.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.69 g, .896 fine silver, .048 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 54.
- Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3038, featuring the Empire, the Santa Catarina, the Law and the Santa Maria Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.