Peru 1814-L JP 8 escudos
This specimen was lot 21337 in Ponterio sale 161 (Chicago, August 2011), where it sold for $1,955. The catalog description noted, "PERU. 8 Escudos, 1814-JP. NGC AU-55." This coin was minted 1814-21 and turns up more often than the Mexican coin of the same type.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .761 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-50; KM-129.1.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Rick, et al., Ponterio sale 161: The Chicago ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's-Bowers, LLC, 2011.