1812 Peru Silver Coin Lima Mint Assayer JP 4 Reales King Ferdinand VII NGC VF 30
Description: A nicely toned, very fine Peruvian silver coin. This is a four reales silver coin minted in Lima. The coin depicts the laureate bust of King Ferdinand VII of Spain facing right on the obverse. The bust is surrounded with the legend "FERDIN*VII*DEI*GRATIA*1812" along the edge. The reverse has the crowned Spanish arms surrounded by two pillars. The reverse has the legend "HISPAN.ET.IND.REX.ME.4R.J.P." with the LIMA mint mark in monogram. The coin has the edge with raised rectangles and circles. It is nicely toned, has nice eye appeal, is graded as VF 30 by NGC, and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. This is KM 116, should weigh ~13 grams of 90.3% silver and is ~33 mm in diameter. Please carefully review the photos presented as they are part and parcel of our description.
Mint: Lima, Peru.
Size and Weight: This is a four reales, which is approximately 33 mm in diameter and should weigh ~13 gm of 0.903 silver.
References: It is KM #116.
Condition: The coin is graded by NGC as Very Fine (VF) 30 and comes in a plastic holder so labeled. The coin is nicely toned and has nice eye appeal. It is in original circulated condition with wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. It shows some surface dings, scratches, and bag marks and. However, it still looks great and is better than the photos suggest. It has wear commensurate with its age and circulated state. Please see photo for additional condition information.
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