Spain 1674 real

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Aureo sale 261, lot 257
This specimen was lot 257 in Aureo y Calico sale 261 (Barcelona, July 2014), where it sold for €55 (about US$88 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1674. Carlos II. Barcelona. 1 croat. Anv.: CARLO II G HISP REX. Muy escasa. MBC-. (Charles II (1665-1700) of Spain, one croat or real of 1674, Barcelona mint. Very scarce, about very fine.)"
This type was struck at Barcelona 1674-88. The one real coin was known as a croat in Catalonia.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.43 g, .931 fine silver, .102 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 181.1, Cal. 658, Cayón-7197.


  • 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.
  • 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]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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