Spain, Kingdom of Castile, Ferdinand and Isabella, AD 1474 -1504, 1 real.

Ancient Coins - Spain, Kingdom of Castile, Ferdinand and Isabella, AD 1474 -1504, 1 real.
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Denomination : Silver real.  Mint : Seville.

Date : After 1497

Size : 24.0 x 24.4 mm.  Weight : 3.39 grams.

Grade : VF for wear, but signficant weak areas and an edge split

Obverse : Crowned shield, with FERNANDVS ET ELISAB around (the first few letters are off the flan).

Reverse : Cluster of arrows with an ornate ribbon above, with REX ET REGINA CASTEL LEGION around (or similar, the last part is off the flan), and the star and S (for Seville) in the left and right fields.

These are often sold as the money that financed Columbus, but this type was not issued some years after Columbus sailed in 1492.

Price SKU: vcoin5801
US$ 135.00
  • € 110.16
  • £ 97.34
  • AUD 168.57
  • CHF 129.53
  • CAD 167.95

Rates for: 01/19/18

Ships from: Canada
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