Barcelona 1706 real

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Aureo sale 269, lot 193
This specimen was lot 193 in Aureo sale 269 (Barcelona, July 2015), where it sold for €45 (about US$58 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1706. Carlos III, Pretendiente. Barcelona. 1 croat. Descentrada. MBC/MBC+. (Spain, pretender Carlos III, one croat (real) of 1706, Barcelona mint, off center strike, very fine or better.)"
This type was issued in Barcelona 1705-06 on behalf of the Austrian archduke Charles, who as Charles III contended unsuccessfully with Philip V for the throne of Spain. It is fairly common in circulated condition and lists for less than the contemporary issues of Philip V.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 2,42 g.

Catalog reference: Cayón-7973, KM PT1, Cal. 34.


  • 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, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2015.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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