Spain 1596-S B 2 reales

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Sedwick sale 25, lot 1770
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This specimen was lot 1770 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2018), where it sold for $89.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Seville, Spain, cob 2 reales, 1596 date to right, assayer B below mintmark S and denomination II to left. Oddly oblong flan with good full cross and shield, full date, richly toned AVF with minor surface oxidation." This type was struck 1588-98. Assayer B is noted for 1592-1615.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .931 fine silver, this specimen 6.84 grams.

Catalog reference: Cayón-3694, CT-549.


  • 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]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 25, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2019.

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