Barcelona 1693 real

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Aureo sale 291, lot 1027
This specimen was lot 1027 in Aureo sale 291 (Barcelona, April 2017), where it sold for €95 (about US$122 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1693. Carlos II. Barcelona. 1 croat. Anv.: CAROL II DG HISP REX Rev.: Roel en 2º y 3er cuartel. Buen ejemplar. Escasa así. MBC+. (Spain, Charles II, one croat of 1693, Barcelona mint. Obverse: bust left; reverse: rings in second and third quarters. Nice example, scarce thus, very fine or better.)"
This type is listed in the SCWC for 1693 and 1698. This specimen seems rather light to be a one real, the given weight being closer to one twelfth of a peso rather than the standard one eighth.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 2,19 g.

Catalog reference: Cayón no. 7286, KM 50, Cru.C.G. 4906 var, Badia 1148, Cal. 669.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.
  • Calicó, Ferrán, Xavier Calicó and Joaquin Trigo, Monedas Españolas desde Felipe II a Isabel II, Años: 1556 a 1868, 5ª edicion, Barcelona: Gráficas Reclam, 1982.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduard Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Publica 291: Collección Egara, vol. II y Collección Verdaguer, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó, 2017.

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