Spain 1683-Seg BR escudo

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Aureo sale 232, lot 150
The specimen shown was lot 150 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, Spain, March 2011), where it sold for 4,100 euros (about $6,765 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1683. Segovia. BR. 1 escudo. Con el escusón de Portugal. Bella. Brillo original. Rara y más así. EBC+. (One escudo of Segovia, 1683. Very nice, original luster and rare thus; choice extremely fine.)
This type was issued at Segovia 1674, 1679 and 1683. It is priced triple the contemporary Spanish issues from Madrid and Seville in the SCWC. The aqueduct was the mintmark for the Segovia mint until it closed in the 1840's.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.43 g, .917 fine gold, .101 troy oz.

Catalog reference: Cayón-7733, KM 182, Cal-197.

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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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