Peru 1759-L JM escudo

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 12420
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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The first specimen was lot 12420 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "PERU. Escudo, 1759-JM. NGC AU-50. Ferdinand VI (1746-60). VERY RARE." This type was struck in the name of Ferdinand VI 1754-59 and is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.38 g, .917 fine gold, .099 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-10728, Fr-23; KM-56.2; Cal-type-60#210.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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