Spain 1630-Seg P 8 reales

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Aureo sale 232, lot 131
The specimen shown was lot 131 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, March 2011), where it sold for 850 euros (about $1,402 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1630. Segovia. P. 8 reales. Buen ejemplar. Rara. EBC-. (Eight reales of 1630, Segovia mint. Good example and rare; nearly extremely fine.)
This type was issued intermittently at Segovia 1621-60. The aqueduct was the mintmark for the Segovia mint until it closed in the 1840's.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.47 g, .931 fine silver, .821 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-6267, KM 76, Cal-563, Dav-4408.

Sources:

  • 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]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Selección de 500 Monedas, Medallas y Billetes, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2011.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.

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