Peru 1840-Areq MV 4 reales
This type was struck at Arequipa 1836 and 1839-40 and is somewhat scarce. Being only .667 fine silver, it was likely not accepted outside of Peru. The matching eight reales from Arequipa is rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13 g, .667 fine silver, .278 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 151.2.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.