Spain 1611-Seg C 4 escudos

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Sincona sale 59, lot 2044
This specimen was lot 2044 in Sincona sale 59 (Zurich, October 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"SPAIN | Königreich, Felipe III. 1598-1621. 4 Escudos 1611, Segovia. Sehr selten. Gutes vorzüglich. Kleiner Randfehler. (kingdom of Spain, Philip III, 1598-1621, four escudos of 1611, Segovia mint. Very rare, Good extremely fine, Minor edge flaw.)"
The SCWC lists this rare type for 1609 only. It is a very early milled gold coin of Spain.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.73 g, .917 fine gold, this specimen 13.19 g.

Catalog reference: KM 54, Cayón-5021, Fr-186.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 59: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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