Spain 1708-Seg Y 2 reales

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Aureo sale 246, lot 645
from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The first specimen was lot 645 in Aureo y Calicó sale 246 (Barcelona, September 2012), where it sold for 50 € (about $76 including buyer's fees). The catalog[1] noted,
"Felipe V (1700-1746). 1708. Segovia. Y. 2 reales. La cruz corta la leyenda. BC+. (Philip V, 1700-46, two reales of 1708, Seville mint. The cross divides the legend, fine plus.)"
This one-year type was struck at Seville but is not listed as rare. The next issue of two reales from this mint (KM 297) was in 1716-29.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, 196 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-8640, KM 275, Cal. 1383.

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.
  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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