Spain 1633-Seg R 8 reales

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photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates

This coin was lot 9524 in Ponterio sale 150 (Los Angeles, August 2009), where it sold for $874. The catalog description[1] noted, "SPAIN. 8 Reales, 1633-R. Segovia Mint. One small edge clip, VERY FINE." This type was struck in Segovia 1632-60; 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: 27.07 g, .931 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-111; Cal-573; Calb-1509, 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.
  • 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, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 150: The 2009 Los Angeles ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2009.

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