Barcelona 1823 3 quartos

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This copper coin was issued from Barcelona for use there and in Catalonia. It is a one year type and accompanied by a copper six quartos. In the local currency, three quartos = 1/40 peso. This coin is not common but priced rather low in the SCWC. The last local Catalonian issue is a rare six quartos dated 1848, after which regular Spanish coinage was used.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper.

Catalog reference: Cayón-14845, KM 80.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • 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.

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