Peru 1863-L YB 8 escudos
The first specimen was lot 25214 in Heritage sale 3012 (New York, January 2011), where it sold for $1,265. The catalog description noted, "Republic gold 8 Escudos 1863, nice lustrous AU, light adjustment marks across the date and denomination."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, 0.875 fine gold, 0.7596 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 183.
- 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.