Spain 1737-S P 2 reales

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This Spanish equivalent of a quarter was struck at the Seville mint 1731-1745 during the latter part of the reign of king Philip V. The SCWC awards it a very low catalog value. The Spanish mints, Seville, Madrid and Segovia, were very active in striking this denomination. It is still scarce compared to the enormous output of the Latin American mints. The bust type was introduced to the Spanish mints in 1772. The example shown is a 1737/6 overdate, which is not listed in the SCWC.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.77 g, .903 fine silver, .196 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Cayón-8867, KM 355.


  • 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.
  • Martí Hervera, Soler y Llach Subastas Internacionales, Subasta Numismática, 5 de Noviembre 2009, Barcelona, 2009.

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