Spain 1728-Seg F 4 reales

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Aureo sale 261, lot 332
This specimen was lot 332 in Aureo y Calicó sale 261 (Barcelona, July 2014), where it sold for €275 (about US$441 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1728. Felipe V. Segovia. F. 4 reales. Flan grande. Pátina. Rayitas en reverso. Rara. (MBC+). (Philip V (1700-46), four reales of 1728, Segovia mint. Large flan, toned, scratches on reverse, rare, very fine or better.)"
This type was issued in Seville, Madrid and Segovia 1728-40 for Philip V of Spain. The SCWC lists the type as available but not cheap. The Segovia mint ceased to strike four reales after 1729.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.54 g, .917 fine silver, .405 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-9035, KM 337.3, Cal. 1136.

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, Subasta Pública 261, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2014.
  • 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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