Peru 1808-L JP 8 reales KM-97
This specimen is from the final date of Charles IV, struck 1791-1808. It was replaced 1808-09 by KM 106.1, the first of two imaginary busts of Ferdinand VII.
Recorded mintage: 4,017,000 (mostly KM 97).
Specification: 27.07 g, .896 fine silver, .780 troy oz ASW, this specimen: 26.51 grams.
Catalog reference: KM-97.
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- Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.