Numismatics
Ruler: Charles IV, King of Spain, Spanish, 1748–1819, ruled 1788–1808
Ruler: George III, King of Great Britain, British, 1738–1820, ruled 1760–1820
Artist: Unknown

8 Reales of Charles IV, countermarked by George III of England

1790

Silver

26.95 g, 12:00, 39.5 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Bequest of the Reverend William H. Owen, B.A. 1897, Collection
2001.87.26218
Culture: 
Spanish, English
Period: 
18th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Geography: 
Made in Lima, Peru
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Reverend William H. Owen, to 1938; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., 1938–2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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