Peru 1792-L IJ 8 reales

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Aureo sale 232, lot 235
The specimen shown was lot 235 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, March 2011), where it sold for 400 euros (about $660 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1792. Lima. IJ. 8 reales. Muy bella. Brillo original. Escasa así. S/C-. (Eight reales of 1792, Lima mint; attractive with original luster, about uncirculated.)
This type was issued from Lima 1791-1808. The SCWC lists a 1972/1 overdate but awards it no premium.

Recorded mintage: 4,661,000.

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

Catalog reference: KM 97, Cal-646.

Sources:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-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]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Selección de 500 Monedas, Medallas y Billetes, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2011.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
  • Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.

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