Spain 1720-M JJ 2 reales

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Courtesy Marti Hervera Subastas Numismaticas
Shown is a Spanish two reales struck in 1720 at the Madrid mint. This type was struck at Madrid 1716-25, 1730, 1735-40. Simillar two reales were struck at Segovia (KM 297), Cuenca (KM 308) and Seville (KM 307). Assayer JJ is recorded for the year 1720 only. This specimen was auctioned by Marti Hervera in Barcelona, Spain, on October 25, 2011, where it did not sell. The catalog description reads:
"2 Reales. 1720. MADRID. J.J. Pátina. Ensayadores en horizontal. ESCASA. MBC/MBC-. (two reales of 1720, Madrid mint, horizontal assayer's initials, scarce, patina, very fine.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, 0.903 fine silver, 0.1965 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-8712, Cal-1247, KM 296.

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.

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