1 Real - Carlos IV

Features

Issuer Bolivia
King Charles IV (1788-1808)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1791-1809
Value 1 Real
Currency Colonial Milled coinage (1767-1825)
Composition Silver (.896)
Weight 3.3834 g
Diameter 21 mm
Thickness 0.8 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 37493
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 70
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Carlos IV bust facing on right

Lettering:
CAROLUS·IIII·DEI·GRATIA
·1800·

Translation: Charles IV by the grace of God

Reverse

Borbouns coat of arms between columns.

Lettering: ·HISPAN·ET IND·REX·PTS·1R·P·P·

Translation: King of Spain and Indies

Mint

PTS Potosi, Bolivia (1572-1953)

Comments

NOTE: Engravers initials "PR", then later issues with Engraver Pedro de Mazondo - Pedro Marin de Almizu ("PP") and "PJ"

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1791 PTS PR 9%
1792 PTS PR 12%
1793 PTS PR 4%
1794 PTS PR 5%
1795 PTS PP 5%
1795 PTS PR 3%
1796 PTS PP 4%
1797 PTS PP 7%
1798 PTS PP 7%
1799 PTS PP 7%
1800 PTS PP 7%
1801 PTS PP 309 000 12%
1802 PTS PP 197 000 5%
1803 PTS PJ 143 000 5%
1803 PTS PP 143 000 2%
1804 PTS PJ 143 000 4%
1805 PTS PJ 72 000 2%
1806 PTS PJ 90 000 2%
1807 PTS PJ 107 000 2%
1808 PTS PJ 238 000 35%
1809 PTS PJ 4%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Numista Rarity index: 51 Search tips
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
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Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Weekly Online Auction 232108
Lot 64298
Internet Archive
Feb 24, 2021 1808 PTS PJ UNC
(PCGS MS63)
USD 504.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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