Peru 1795-L IJ 8 escudos

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Aureo sale 246, lot 799
This specimen was lot 799 in Aureo y Calicó sale 246 (Barcelona, September 2012), where it sold for 903 € (about $1,371 including buyer's fees). The catalog[1] noted,
"Carlos IV (1788-1808). 1795. Lima. IJ. 8 escudos. Leves hojitas. Parte de brillo original. MBC-. (Charles IV (1788-1808), eight escudos of 1795, Lima mint, small flaws, some luster, about very fine.)"
This coin was minted 1792-1808 and is the most common Peruvian colonial eight escudos.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .761 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-14500, Fr-40; KM-101, Cal. 12.

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.
  • 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.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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