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Spain - Majorca KM 36, treseta 1722-1724

Started by RVCOINS, June 20, 2009, 03:45:07 PM

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RVCOINS

Hi Guys,

does someone knows where this coins is coming from?

Thanks a lot

RVCOINS

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Turn the side with the cross around and you see the simple arms of the Spanish Habsburgs (castles and lions) and CATOLI. On the portrait side are the remnants of HISPAN 17. This should be a copper coin. It is badly cleaned, but a long soak in acid-free olive oil may well restore at least some of the copper's natural colour.

This is a copper treseta issued on Majorca, for Philip V of Spain the first Spanish king of the house of Bourbon, which is still ruling. Possible dates are 1722, 1723 and 1724. KM 36.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

RVCOINS

Hi Peter,

thanks for your help.

Regards

RVCOINS