Spain 1675 real

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Aureo sale 246, lot 602
from the Mountain Groan Collection
Spain 1675 croat rev DSLR.jpg
The first specimen was lot 602 in Aureo y Calicó sale 246 (Barcelona, September 2012), where it sold for 41 € (about $62 including buyer's fees). The catalog[1] noted,
"Carlos II (1665-1700). 1675. Barcelona. 1 croat. MBC-/MBC. (Charles II (1665-1700) of Spain, one croat of 1675, Barcelona mint, about very fine to 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. 663, Cayón-7204.

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.
  • 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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