Spain 1717-M J 2 reales

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Aureo sale 232, lot 2280
The specimen shown was lot 2280 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, March 2011), where it sold for 37 euros (about $61 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1717. Madrid. J. 2 reales. Leves hojitas. MBC-." (Two reales of 1717, Madrid mint. Light marks, about Very Fine.)
This type was issued in Madrid 1716-40 for Philip V of Spain. The SCWC lists it as common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

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

Catalog reference: Cayón-8679, KM 296, Cal. 1244.

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.
  • Krause, Chester L., and Colin R. Bruce II, Standard Catalog of World Coins: Spain, Portugal and the New World, Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2002.

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