By using this site you accept the
terms of our Cookie Policy

You are in: Collections > Search

[Back to results screen]

This full record display is using an old version of our collections database until it has been reconfigured to work with our new Collections Explorer.
In the meantime, if the record has been edited recently, the version you see here may contain out of date information. To be sure of finding the most up-to-date records please run the search again in Collections Explorer. This is a temporary measure, in place only whilst the new system is being developed, and we apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any questions about the data in this record please contact the Documentation Office

Click on image(s) for larger view


Charles III (1759-88) (ruler)

George III (1760-1820) countermarked by (ruler)

Potosi (mint)

Spain (state)


Queens College Loan




4 reales (denomination)

2 shillings 4½ pence (denomination)

contemporary fake (authenticity)

World (Series)

Bolivia (subseries)




weight: (object): 13.2 g
diameter: (object): 35 mm


1774 to 1774 1797 to 1797


loan: Queens College Cambridge 2002-07 (Filtered for: Coins and Medals)

Given by Mr Barnes Williams 1901; bt Fullagar, Canterbury, 11 March 1895

Production Place

Potosi (mint) (place)

England (place of use) (country)

Catalogue ref/s


Accession Number

CM.QC.5382-R (Coins and Medals)
(Reference Number: 155885; Input Date: 2007-08-20 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

Related Image/s

Click on image for larger view [new window]