Spain 1844-M CL 10 reales

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CNG Lissner collection, lot 934

This specimen was lot 934 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $5,142.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "SPAIN, Reino de España. Isabel II. 1833-1868. AR 10 Reales. De Vellon coinage. Madrid mint. José Luis de Castroviejo and Eugenio de Lara, assayers. Dated 1844 M CL. In NGC encapsulation graded MS 64. Gem very lustrous brilliant uncirculated and a hint of patina. Highest 10 real of Isabella II ever graded by NGC. A true jewel. Purchased from Louis Collins, June 1972." This type was struck for Spain in Madrid 1840-45 and Seville 1841-43. This specimen is a common date for the type but the type is scarce overall.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, this specimen Ø29 mm, 13.52 g, 12h axis.

Catalog reference: Cayón-17091, KM 585.1.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Calicó, Xavier, Numismática Española: Catálogo General con Precios de Todas las Monedas Españolas Acuñadas desde Los Reyes Católicos Hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001, Barcelona: Aureo & Calicó, 2008.
  • [1]Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.

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