Spain 1614-S V 2 escudos

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Jean Elsen sale 137, lot 866
This specimen was lot 866 in Jean Elsen sale 137 (Brussels, June 2018), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,113 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ESPAGNE, Philippe III (1598-1621), AV 2 escudos, 1614, Séville. D/ Ecu couronné. A g., S/V. R/ Croix potencée dans un quadrilobe cantonné de quatre annelets. Rare. Très Beau. (Spain, Philip III, 1598-1621, gold two escudos of 1614, Seville mint. Obverse: crowned arms, "S V" to left; reverse: cross potent in a crowned quadrilobe, cantonned with four rings. Rare, very fine.)"
This type is recorded for 1601, 1611-21 with all dates noted as scarce. It is hammered.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 6.87 g, .917 fine gold, .202 troy oz AGW, this specimen 6,31 g.

Catalog reference: C.C.T. 29; Cal. 44; Fr-189, Cayón no. 4995.


  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 137, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2018.
  • Calicó, Ferrán, Xavier Calicó and Joaquin Trigo, Monedas Españolas desde Felipe II a Isabel II, Años: 1556 a 1868, 5ª edicion, Barcelona: Gráficas Reclam, 1982.
  • Cayón, Adolfo, Clemente Cayón and Juan Cayón, Las Monedas Españolas, del Tremis al Euro: del 411 a Nuestros Dias, vol. 1, Madrid: Cayón-Jano S.L., 2005.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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