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Chile - Periodo Colonial (-1817) Coin Catalog

The Chile coin catalog is presented organized by type and value, a technique collectors refer to as sorting by #KM, based on the acronym of the publication that numbered them. The official coinage of Chile, known as Peso ($), is the star of this catalog, encompassing both modern coins in circulation and ancient coins that have left their mark on the country's monetary history.

The valuation of these coins has been achieved through a meticulous algorithm that considers the current market, taking into account aspects such as material, weight, diameter, edge, year of mintage, mint of manufacture and the number of coins produced. Coins with limited mintages and in good condition are usually among the most valuable.

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ISO2 ISO3 Flag Continent Capital city Coin
CL CHL America Sur Santiago Peso (CLP) $

Ancient coins of Chile

To facilitate their classification, we have decided to organise the coins according to their historical period, you can consult the coins by historical numismatic categories of Chile.

The most valuable coins

The most valuable Chile - Periodo Colonial (-1817) coins and sought after by collectors according to Foronum statistics are the following:

  1. 1/2 real (Fernando VII) 1808-1817 #KM64
  2. 1 real (Fernando VII) 1808-1809 #KM65
  3. 8 escudos (Fernando VII) 1808-1811 #KM72
  4. 8 escudos (Carlos IV) 1798-1802 #KM54
  5. 8 reales (Fernando VII) 1813 #KM80

Coin catalogs related to Chile

You can consult other coins related to Chile, these catalogs are usually country history: former countries, unifications, independence provinces, colonies, etc.

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8 escudos (Fernando VI)

#KM 3 (1750-1758)
Period: Periodo Colonial
Weight: 27,07 g
Composition: Gold (0,917)
Diameter: 36,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

8 escudos (Carlos IV)

#KM 54 (1798-1802)
Period: Periodo Colonial
Weight: 27,06 g
Composition: Gold (0,875)
Diameter: 37,00 mm
Edge: Cordoned

1/2 real (Fernando VII)

#KM 64 (1808-1817)
Period: Periodo Colonial
Weight: 1,69 g
Composition: Silver (0,896)
Diameter: 16,50 mm
Edge: Smooth

1 real (Fernando VII)

#KM 65 (1808-1809)
Period: Periodo Colonial
Weight: 3,38 g
Composition: Silver (0,896)
Diameter: 21,00 mm
Edge: Ribbed

8 escudos (Fernando VII)

#KM 72 (1808-1811)
Period: Periodo Colonial
Weight: 27,07 g
Composition: Gold (0,875)
Diameter: 38,00 mm
Edge: Cordoned

8 reales (Fernando VII)

#KM 80 (1813)
Period: Periodo Colonial
Weight: 27,07 g
Composition: Silver (0,896)
Diameter: 40,00 mm
Edge: Smooth

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