Spain 1947(E51) peseta

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Aureo sale 246, lot 1214
This specimen was lot 1214 in Aureo y Calicó sale 246 (Barcelona, September 2012), where it sold for 540 € (about $820 including buyer's fees). The catalog[1] noted,
"1947*E-51. Estado Español. 1 peseta. Bella. Rara. S/C. (Spanish state, one peseta of 1951. Nice, rare, uncirculated.)"
This type was struck 1948-67 in large numbers and most dates are common. This date is the key and was issued for a coin show in December 1951. Altho the date below the bust is 1947, the actual date is in the stars on the reverse.

Recorded mintage: est. 5,000 plus 9,185,000 of the regular issue.

Specification: aluminum bronze, 21 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 775, Cal. 137, como serie completa.


  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Sisó, Teresa, Eduardo Domingo and Lluís Lalana, Subasta Numismática, Barcelona: Aureo y Calicó Subastas, 2012.

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