Colonial American Coinage
1760 Spanish Milled (Pillar) Dollar – Quality Replica
- The Pillar Dollar was also cut into fractional pieces known as a piece of eight which also had fractional parts (one, two, and four reals).
- The eight real dollar and its fractional parts were a standard money unit during colonial times and circulated in early America with official sanction until 1859.
- This coin bears the mint mark for Mexico City.
- On the obverse VTRAQUE VNUM” (Together they are one), M 1760 M, Displays two hemispheres of a world map, crowned between the Pillars of Hercules adorned with the PLVS VLT[R]A motto.
- On the reverse CAROLVS • III • D • G • HISPAN • ET IND • REX *, crowned arms. M/M to left, 8 to right
This is a quality replica created by Peter Rosa. Copies of these coins are sold by others but no one can match the quality of his original work.
Diameter: 38 mm
Material: Silver Plated Pewter
Made in the USA
This coin is stamped on the obverse with the word copy.