“Star of Magi” - 1/4 Reales - Assayer D (1577-1588)

Denomination: 1/4 Reales

Mint: Lima, Peru

Reign: Philip II

Assayer: Diego de la Torre

Weight: 0.03 grams

Date: 1577-1588

Note: it is important to note that the Star of Magi Mint Mark (seen right of castle) commemorates the 12th day of the Christian Holiday of the Epiphany, on January 6th 1535. On this 12th day, the Magi presented their gifts to the infant Lord Jesus Christ. Lima was founded on this day, and is known as the city of Kings for this reason.