Spain 1632-Seg R 8 reales

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from Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale, lot 21381
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This specimen was lot 21381 in Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $1,440. The catalog description[1] noted, "SPAIN. 8 Reales, 1632-R. Segovia Mint. Philip IV (1621-65). PCGS AU-55 Secure Holder. Bold strike with nice even tone, underlying luster and good eye appeal." This type was struck in Segovia 1632-36, 1651-52, 1659-60; all dates are scarce to rare. Simultaneous with these handsome milled coins, the Toledo, Seville and Madrid mints were issuing cobs.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.46 g, .931 fine silver, .821 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón no. 6285, Cal-571; KM-111, Dav-4409.

Source:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, vol. 1, 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.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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