Spain 1730-M JF 1/2 real

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Courtesy Cayon Subastas
Shown is a Spanish half real struck in 1730 at the Madrid mint. Assayer JF is recorded for the years 1730-1740. This specimen was auctioned by Cayon Subastas of Madrid, Spain, on September 16, 2011, where it sold for 30 Euros (about US$49 including buyer's fees). The catalog description reads:
"Madrid. 1/2 real. 1730, 31 y 40. JF. Junto un Sevilla 1734 PA. Cy8214, 21, 87 y 8248. Raya. BC. Lote de cuatro piezas (4) (half reales of 1730, 1731 and 1740, Madrid mint, and half real of 1734, Seville mint. Scratched, very good to fine, four coins total in lot)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.69 g, 0.903 fine silver, 0.0490 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-8213, KM 350.1.

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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