1822 Peru provisional 8 reales. This was the first coin minted in the nascent Peruvian Republic once Lima was liberated from Spain. It was minted for just one additional year before Royalist forces retook the capital and production ended. A tough coin to find in any decent grade, AU examples are very scarce.Coin can be seen on the NGC website, so authenticity of the holder can be verified. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\South America\Peru". The seller is "benkin" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.