Guatemala 1813-G 1/4 real
This specimen was lot 1055 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2019), where it sold for $101.15. The catalog description noted, "Guatemala, 1/4 real, 1813. Bold VF with weak rims, contrastingly toned." This specimen is one of a series struck 1808-21 at Guatemala during the reign of Ferdinand VII. Catalog number KM 59 is used for those minted for Charles IV but they are otherwise the same. The type is not rare but nice specimens always bring a premium.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 0.84 g, .896 fine silver, this specimen 0.82 gram.
Catalog reference: KM-72; CT-1438.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- 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.
- Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 25, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2019.