8 Reales - Charles IV

Features

Issuer Bolivia
King Charles IV (Carlos IV) (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1791-1808
Value 8 Reales
Currency Colonial Milled coinage (1767-1825)
Composition Silver (.896)
Weight 27.07 g
Diameter 38 mm
Thickness 2.4 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
26228
References KM# 73,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Cal# 684
Xavier Calicó Estívill; 2008. Numismática española : Catálogo general con precios de todas las monedas españolas acuñadas desde los Reyes Católicos hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001 (10th edition). Áureo & Calicó, Barcelona, Spain.

Obverse

Charles IV bust in classic robes

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CAROLUS · IIII · DEI · GRATIA ·
1796

Translation: Charles IV by the grace of God

Engraver: Juan Palomo Sierra

Reverse

Arms of Spain

Script: Latin

Lettering:
· HISPAN · ET IND · REX · PTS · 8R · P · P ·
PLUS - ULTRA.

Translation: King of Spain and the Indies

Edge

Alternating rounds and squaresAutomatically translated

8 Reales - Charles IV -  obverse

© Loskarz

Mint

Potosi, Bolivia (1572-1953)

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1791 PTS PR 6%
1792 PTS PR 2%
1793 PTS PR 7%
1794 PTS PP 0.8% without periods
1794 PTS PR 7%
1794 PTS PR 0.8% without periods
1795 PTS PP 5%
1795 PTS PR 3% overdate variety exists
1796 PTS PP $ 88 7%
1797 PTS PP 5%
1798 PTS PP $ 290 8%
1799 PTS PP $ 260 7%
1800 PTS PP 5%
1801 PTS PP 3 965 000 $ 51 9%
1802 PTS PP 2 083 000 5%
1803 PTS PJ 2 310 000 $ 310 6%
1804 PTS PJ 3 074 000 $ 200 7%
1805 PTS PJ 3 199 000 8% overdate variety exists
1806 PTS PJ 3 101 000 $ 230 9% overdate variety exists
1807 PTS PJ 3 588 000 $ 240 $ 1300 10%
1808 PTS PJ 3 299 000 $ 41 $ 54 $ 98 $ 200 $ 530 38%

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232050
Lot 62286
Internet Archive
Dec 9, 2020 1791 PTS PR AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 234.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Río de la Plata
RPN Subasta Online #2
Lot 111
Internet Archive
Oct 18, 2020 1791 PTS PR
(EF - 111)
USD 140.00
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232207
Lot 63416
Internet Archive
Feb 10, 2022 1792 PTS PR
The lot includes several items.
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Heritage Auctions
2023 November 12 - 13 Spotlight: Latin America World Coins Showcase Auction 61343
Lot 23154
Internet Archive
Nov 12, 2023 1793 PTS PR UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 1080.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Río de la Plata
RPN Subasta Online #2
Lot 112
Internet Archive
Oct 18, 2020 1793 PTS PR
(EF)
USD 130.00
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Río de la Plata
RPN Subasta Online #2
Lot 113
Internet Archive
Oct 18, 2020 1794 PTS PR
(EF)
USD 90.00
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Río de la Plata
RPN Subasta Online #2
Lot 115
Internet Archive
Oct 18, 2020 1795 PTS PR – overdate variety exists
(EF)
USD 120.00
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232051
Lot 63280
Internet Archive
Dec 16, 2020 1796 PTS PP AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Katz
Auction 79
Lot 1883
Internet Archive
Mar 21, 2023 1796 PTS PP VF USD 87.94
(EUR 81.00)
(+ buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IVPicture 1 of a sold 8 Reales - Charles IV
Río de la Plata
RPN Subasta Online #2
Lot 116
Internet Archive
Oct 18, 2020 1796 PTS PP VF USD 90.00
(+ buyer's premium)
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