1 Peseta - Alfonso XIII Trial Strike

Features

Country Spain
King Alfonso XIII (1886-1931)
Type Pattern
Year 1927
Value 1 Peseta (1 ESP)
Currency Peseta (1868-2001)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes

Obverse

Portrait of King Alfonso XII, with his head looking to the left.

Lettering:
ALFONSO XIII REY DE ESPAÑA
1 PESETA

Translation:
ALFONSO XIII KING OF SPAIN
1 PESETA

Engraver: Manuel Marin Jimeno

Reverse

Crowned shield within wreath.

Lettering:
1 P.
1927

Edge

Reeding.

Mint

Royal Mint of Spain (Real Casa de la Moneda), Madrid, Spain (1591-date)
Mintmark of Royal Mint of Spain

Comments

Trial of a 1 peseta coin in the fashion of the 1926 50 céntimos coin. There are only five or six known examples of this coin.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1927  *19 *27

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