Spain 1732-S PA 2 escudos

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Aureo sale 232, lot 166
The specimen shown was lot 166 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, March 2011), where it sold for 2,700 euros (about $4,455 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1732. Sevilla. PA. 2 escudos. Sin indicación de valor. Bellísima. Brillo original. Muy rara así. S/C-. (Two escudos of 1732, Seville mint; without denomination, very attractive with original luster; rare, about uncirculated.)
This type was issued at Seville 1730-33. All the early two escudos of Spain are rare and expensive.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .901 fine gold, .196 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-9726, KM 353, Cal-423.

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.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Selección de 500 Monedas, Medallas y Billetes, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2011.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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