Spain 1819-M GJ 2 escudos

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This type was issued at Madrid and Seville 1814-33 and is the last issue of the traditional gold two escudos, altho the eighty reales of Isabel II (KM 578) was the same weight and fineness. Unlike the two escudos of the Latin American mints, the two escudos of Spain are fairly common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .875 fine gold, .190 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 483.1.

Sources:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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