Spain 1877-DE M 25 pesetas (77)

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Aureo sale 261, lot 722
This specimen was lot 722 in Aureo sale 261 (Barcelona, July 2014), where it sold for €220 (about US$353 with buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"1877*1877. Alfonso XII. DEM. 25 pesetas. EBC. (Alfonso XII, 1874-85, twenty-five pesetas of 1877, extremely fine.)"
This type, struck 1876-80, is common enough to sell as a bullion coin. After 1889, Spain struck twenty pesetas on the same module as French twenty francs d'or.

Recorded mintage: 10,048,000.

Specification: 8.06 g, .900 fine gold, .233 troy oz AGW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: Cayón-17525, Cal. 3, Fr-342; KM-673.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Pública 261, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2014.

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