Philippines (1832-34) c/s 8 reales KM-53
"PHILIPPINES. 8 Reales, ND (Authorized October 2, 1832, commencing October 5, 1832, officially ending December 20, 1834). Type V countermark crowned F.7.0 within circle. On an 1820-R Brazil 960 Reis, overstruck on an earlier Spanish Colonial Bust 8 Reales. RARE host coin. Countermark well executed and slightly off center. Moderately worn with attractive dark grey toning. Countermark EF Details, host coin PCGS EF-40 Secure Holder."This counterstamp was applied 1832-34 to Latin American pesos arriving in Manila from the newly independent republics, none of which were recognized by Spain. The SCWC lists over forty different types receiving this counterstamp.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-53; Basso-41; cf.PNM#16-48; cf.Cacho-Type VIII CS-004; Lopez-Chavez Yriarte- Type III group C; Gil-Crown variety 5-4-1-C (1834); ECP-fig. # 9.
- Basso, Aldo P., Coins, Medals and Tokens of the Philippines, Menlo Park, CA: 1968.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.
- Brazil 1820-R 960 reis
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