Spain 1728-M JJ 8 reales

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Courtesy Marti Hervera Subastas Numismaticas
Shown is a Spanish eight reales struck in 1728 at the Madrid mint. Assayer JJ is recorded for the the years 1728-1729. This specimen was auctioned by Marti Hervera in Barcelona, Spain, on May 3, 2011, where it did not sell. The catalog description reads:
"8 Reales. 1728. MADRID. J.J. Pátina. (Acuñación algo floja en parte de gráfila y parte de la leyenda. Golpes). MBC+. (8 reales of 1728, Madrid mint, JJ, weak strike in denticles and legend, nicks, choice very fine.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, 0.903 fine silver, 0.7859 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-9307, Cal-693, KM 336.2, Dav-1697.

Source:

  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, 2 volumes, Madrid: Cayón9-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.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.

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