Spain (1454-74)-S castellano Fr-113
Revision as of 15:02, 29 July 2020 by Meontko (shortened bibliography)
"SPAIN, Königreich, Enrique IV. 1454-1474 Castellano o. J. Sevilla. Selten. Vorzüglich. (kingdom of Spain, Henry IV, 1454-74, undated castellano, Seville mint. Rare, Extremely fine.)"The gold coinage of Spain prior to the rule of the Catholic Kings is rare. A half castellano also exists. Friedberg notes this type for Cordoba, Cuenca, Segovia, Seville and Toledo. Cayón notes that it had a face value of 485 maravedis.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 4.6 g, gold; the second specimen 4.57 g.
Catalog reference: Fr-113, Cayón no. 1577.
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