Barcelona 1653 real

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Aureo sale 242, lot 124
The specimen shown was lot 124 in Aureo y Calico sale 242 (Barcelona, March 2012), where it sold for 260 € (about $404 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
Felipe IV (1621-1665). 1653. Barcelona. 1 croat. Anv.: PHILIP9 D G HISPANIA R. Bella. Escasa así. EBC-/EBC. (Philip IV of Spain, 1621-65, croat of 1653, Barcelona mint, nice, nearly extremely fine.)
The croat, or real, was struck in Barcelona 1626-58 and is not listed as expensive in low grade altho this date is catalogued as better.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: .931 fine silver.

Catalog reference: Cayón-5786, KM 23.2, Cal. 982.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1] Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Selección de 500 Monedas, Medallas y Billetes, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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