Peru 1767-L JM 8 reales
This is an 8 reales, struck in Peru during the reign of Carlos III (1759-1788). There is only one variety listed for the year by Gilboy, that possessing a dot above both mintmarks. The pictured coin is the normal issue, and is listed by Gilboy as common.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .917 fine silver, .798 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Gilboy L-8-19A; KM-55.1.
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