This is a circulating contemporary counterfeit Cap and Rays 8 Reales dated 1840 with the Go (Guanaxuato) mintmark and P.J. assayer. This variety was not listed in Riddell's 1845 MONOGRAPH. This example shows VF+ details. There is a lamination through the '0' in the date. Overall, this is an appealing example of a Cap and Ray 8R circulating counterfeit.
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