Spain 1708-V F 2 reales

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Aureo sale 232, lot 1220
The specimen shown was lot 1220 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, March 2011), where it sold for 160 euros (about $264 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Felipe V (1700-1746). 1708. Valencia. F. 2 reales. Escasa. MBC-. (Philip V, 1700-46, two reales of 1708, Valencia mint. scarce, nearly very fine.)
This type was issued in Valencia 1707-14 on behalf of the French prince Philip, who as Philip V contended successfully with the Austrian archduke Charles for the throne of Spain. It is scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: Cayón-8643, KM 272, Cal-1443.

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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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