North Peru 1839-L MB 8 reales KM-164

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Stack's Bowers 2015 NYINC sale, lot 4194
Peru Stacks Jan15-4194r.jpg

This specimen was lot 4194 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "PERU. North Peru. 8 Reales, 1839-MB. NGC EF Details--Repaired. There is a minor disturbance in the field near the rim at 11 o'clock. VERY RARE one year type that has attractive grey toning with golden, azure and red hues. Ex: R.L. Lissner Collection."

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-164; El-178.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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