Spain 1824-J 8 maravedis

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Aureo sale 232, lot 269
This Spanish eight maravedis was struck at the Jubia mint in 1823-27. This specimen was lot 269 in Aureo y Calico sale 232 (Barcelona, March 2011), where it sold for 320 euros (about US$528 including buyer's fee). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1824. Jubia. 8 maravedís. Tipo ´cabezón´. Bella. Rara así. EBC/EBC+. (Eight maravedis of 1824, Jubia mint, "Big head" type, nice, rare thus, choice extremely fine.)
This type was struck in Jubia and Seville and was accompanied by copper one, two and four maravedis. The Jubia mint was opened in 1812 during the French invasion and struck only copper coins. The type is not rare but scarce in nice condition.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: KM 502.1, Cal. 1560.

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, Selección de 500 Monedas, Medallas y Billetes, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2011.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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