Barcelona (1474-1504) 1/4 real

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Jean Elsen sale 137, lot 856
This specimen was lot 856 in Jean Elsen sale 137 (Brussels, June 2018), where it sold for €75 (about US$104 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ESPAGNE, CATALOGNE ET ARAGON, Ferdinand II (1479-1516), AR quart de croat, Barcelone. D/ B. couronné à g. A d., B. R/ BAR-CA-NO-NA Croix longue cantonnée de deux cercles et de deux groupes de trois globules. Rare Fines griffes au droit. Très Beau. (Spain, Catalonia and Aragon, Ferdinand II, 1479-1516, silver quarter croat, Barcelona mint. Obverse: crowned bust to left; reverse: long cross cantonned with two rings and two groups of three pellets. Rare, fine scratches on the obverse, very fine.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 0,77 g.

Catalog reference: Crusafont 1144.3, Cayón no. 2262.

Source:

  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 137, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2018.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, vol. 1, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.

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