8 Reales/ 4 Shillings And 9 Pence of Charles III, King of Spain Artist: Unknown
Ruler: Charles III, King of Spain, Spanish, 1716–1788, ruled 1759–88




26.60 g, 12:00, 38.5 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001

Accession Number



18th century


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Obverse Description

Obverse Description: CAROLVS III DEI GRATIA 1788. Bust of Charles III laureate draped cuirassed r. seen from behind. Countermark: THISTLE BANK 4/9.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: From 1:00 outwardly, HISPAN ET IND REX M topped by circle (mintmark) 8R F M (assayer). Crowned heraldic shield flanked by pillars l. and r. with banners reading PLVS / VLTRA. Countermark: thistle at 270 degrees.


Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., by 2001; transferred to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2001
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coins, money, pence, reales, shillings

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