Peru 1794-L IJ 4 escudos

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Aureo sale 243, lot 785
This specimen was lot 785 in Aureo y Calicó sale 243 (Barcelona, April 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog[1] noted,
"1794. Carlos IV. Lima. IJ. 4 escudos. Golpecito en canto del reverso. Precioso color. Parte de brillo original. Muy rara y más así. EBC-. (four escudos of 1794, Lima mint. Rim nick on reverse, nice color, some luster, very rare in this condition, about extremely fine.)"
It is one of a series minted at Lima 1791-1807 for Charles IV. The type is considerably scarcer than the eight escudos.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .875 fine gold, .380 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-14348, Fr-41, KM 98, Cal. 185.


  • 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.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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