Spain 1610-Seg C 1/2 real

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 10702
Spain 1610C medio real rev Ponterio 169-10702.jpg

This specimen was lot 10702 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $374. The catalog description[1] noted, "SPAIN. 1/2 Real, 1610-C. Segovia Mint. PCGS AU-50 Secure Holder. Philipp III (1598-1621). Date and assayer unlisted in many references. Attractive dark toning with underlying luster. From the Demarete Collection." The SCWC lists this type from Segovia for 1602, 1609, 1611-21 but not 1610. It is likely a rare date.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.71 g, .931 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Cayón no. 4422, KM-23 (for type); Cal-566.


  • 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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