Spain 1873 5 pesetas
"SPANIEN Königreich Revolucion Cantonal, 1873. 5 Pesetas 1873, Cartagena. Kl. Stempelbr. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Spain, cantonal revolution, five pesetas of 1873, Cartagena mint. Very fine to extremely fine.)"Davenport notes, "In Cartagena the Cantonalists, as the extreme states rights party was called, seized control until British and German warships intervened. In September a five pesetas coin was issued from that city."
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, this specimen 29.14 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-338; KM 716, C.T. 6.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 11, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2013.