Castile (1350-69)-S dobla Fr-108

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Sincona sale 43, lot 3755
This specimen was lot 3755 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 3,000 CHF (about US$3,580 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SPAIN, Königreich, Pedro I., König von Kastilien und Leon, 1350-1369 Dobla de 35 Maravedis o. J. Sevilla. Selten in dieser Erhaltung. Gutes vorzüglich. (kingdom of Castile and Leon, Peter I, 1350-69, undated double of 35 maravedis, Seville mint. Rare in this condition, Good extremely fine.)"
This type was struck at Seville with and without "P" (shown here). A century later, the gold castellano of similar weight (Fr-113) was worth 485 maravedis.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: gold; this specimen 4.55 g.

Catalog reference: Cayón no. 1282, Fr-108.

Source:

  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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