4 Reales 1680

#1839: 4 Reales 1680, Nuevo Reino. 12.664 grams / gramos. 


Obverse: quartered shield with arms of Castile and Leon in correct order.  Pomegranate at bottom of shield.  Value IIII reading vertical to left of the shield. Reverse: Pillars with waves.  Assayer POGA. R/L M60-12, L/R M60S-12, C&T Type 75, number 438a.

Spanish translation
Pedro Garcia de Villanueva was assayer at Santa Fé from 1678 to December 30, 1686, and was appointed assayer again on June 23, 1687 and held office until December 17, 1691. Barriga Volume I, pp. 93-94, 124-5.

#1839 is the only 4 reales of 1680 known for this assayer.

Spanish translation.