20 Centavos

Features

Issuer Puerto Rico
King Alfonso XIII (1886-1898)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1895
Value 20 Centavos (0.2)
Currency Peso (1890-1900)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 12 April 1900
Number N# 17451
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 22
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Bust of young Alfonso XIII left.
Alfonso XIII P(or) L(a) G(racia) D(e) D(ios) REY C(onstitucional) de ESPAÑA = Alfonso XIII by the grace of God constitutional king of Spain

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ALFONSO XIII P.I.G.D.D. REY C. DE ESPAÑA
1895

Engraver: Bartolomé Maura Montaner

Bartolomé Maura y Montaner (October 1844, Palma de Mallorca - 18 November 1926, Madrid) was a Spanish engraver and painter. He was commander of the Order of Isabel la Católica, artistic director of the Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre and chief engraver of the Bank of Spain.

Reverse

Crowned arms between columns. Initials of mint officials:
P=V.Peiro
G=A.Garcia
V=R.Vega

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ISLA DE PUERTO RICO
PLUS ULTRA
P·G· 20 CENTAVOS ·V·

Engraver: Bartolomé Maura Montaner

Bartolomé Maura y Montaner (October 1844, Palma de Mallorca - 18 November 1926, Madrid) was a Spanish engraver and painter. He was commander of the Order of Isabel la Católica, artistic director of the Fábrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre and chief engraver of the Bank of Spain.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

The coins of 1895/1896 were minted at the Casa de Mondea de Madrid  (Spain) under Alfonso XIII (Alfonso León Fernando María Jaime Isidro Pascual Antonio de Borbón y Habsburgo-Lorena).

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1895 PGV 3 350 000 $ 52 $ 133 $ 265 $ 663

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Price
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Heritage Auctions
2022 May 5 - 7 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Session and Signature® Auction 3099
Lot 32401
Internet Archive
May 5, 2022 UNC
(PCGS MS64+)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232213
Lot 65610
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2022 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 720.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232213
Lot 65611
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2022 UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 360.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2022 January 18 - 19 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3098
Lot 34297
Internet Archive
Jan 18, 2022 UNC
(PCGS MS65+)
USD 5040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 33164
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 UNC
(NGC MS65+)
USD 3600.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2020 April 24 - 27 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Dallas 3083
Lot 32718
Internet Archive
Apr 24, 2020 UNC
(PCGS MS62)
USD 480.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
2019 April 25 - 29 Central States World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago 3073
Lot 33586
Internet Archive
Apr 29, 2019 UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 660.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232221
Lot 64634
Internet Archive
May 19, 2022 AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232213
Lot 65612
Internet Archive
Mar 24, 2022 AU
(NGC AU58)
USD 288.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 20 CentavosPicture 1 of a sold 20 Centavos
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232204
Lot 64630
Internet Archive
Jan 20, 2022 AU
(NGC AU55)
USD 276.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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