Spain, Kingdom of Castile, Ferdinand and Isabella, AD 1474 to 1504, 4 real.

Ancient Coins - Spain, Kingdom of Castile, Ferdinand and Isabella, AD 1474 to 1504, 4 real.
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Denomination : Silver 4 real.  Mint : Seville 

Date
: After 1497

Size : 33.2 x 35.0 mm. Weight : 13.54 grams.

Grade :  AU (as struck).

Obverse : Crowned shield, flanked by S and III, with FERNANDVS ET ELISABET D around

Reverse : Cluster of arrows with an ornate ribbon above, with REX ET REGINA CASTELE LEGION.

There is not actual wear on this example, but parts of the inscriptions are weakly struck (as in normal for the issue).

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

Price SKU: vcoin564
US$ 445.00
  • € 383.26
  • £ 341.55
  • AUD 605.32
  • CHF 445.00
  • CAD 589.79

Rates for: 07/18/18

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