Chile 1796-So DA 4 reales

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Sedwick sale 11, lot 972

The specimen shown was lot 972 in Sedwick sale 11 (Winter Park, FL, April 2011), where it sold for $345. The catalog description[1] noted, "Santiago, Chile, bust 4 reales, Charles IV, 1796DA. Nice VF+ with rainbow toning near edge, parts of rims slightly crude (as made), no problems." This type was issued from Santiago 1792-1808 and, tho not common, is much less rare than preceding types.

Recorded mintage: 11,000.

Specification: 13.54 g, .896 fine silver, .390 troy oz ASW, this specimen 13.3 grams.

Catalog reference: KM-60; CT-895.

Sources:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 11, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2012.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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