Guatemala 1807-NG M 8 reales

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Aureo sale 238, lot 96
This specimen was lot 96 in Aureo & Calicó sale 238 (Barcelona, November 2011), where it sold for 321 euro (about US$509 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1807. Guatemala. M. 8 reales. Bella. Parte de brillo original. Rara así. EBC-/EBC. (eight reales of 1807, Guatemala mint. handsome, partial luster, rare thus, extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1791-1808 for Charles IV but the four reales are actually slightly more common. Assayer M is recorded for 1786-1823.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .896 fine silver, .780 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cal. 640, KM 53.

Sources:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Colleción Leunda, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó Subastas Numismáticas, 2011.

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