Peru 1814-L 1/4 real

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Sedwick Treasure Auction 28, lot 1812
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This specimen was lot 1812 in Sedwick Treasure Auction 28 (Winter Park, FL, November 2020), where it sold for $570. The catalog description[1] noted, "Lima, Peru, 1/4 real, 1814. UNC with pewter-toned centers and lustrous gold hues around the rims." Cuartillas were struck in Lima starting in 1796. The SCWC divides the issues of Charles IV (KM 102) from those of Ferdinand VII (KM 108) even tho the ruler's name is not marked on the coin.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: 0.84 g, .896 fine silver, .024 troy oz ASW, this specimen 0.73 gram.

Catalog reference: Cayón-15004, Cal-251; KM-108.

Source:

  • Harris, Robert P., Pillars & Portraits, San José, CA: Bonanza Press, 1968.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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 28, featuring the Dr. Peter Jones and John O'Brien collections, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2020.

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