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2 Pesetas - Provisional Government

2 Pesetas - Provisional Government -  obverse 2 Pesetas - Provisional Government -  reverse

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Features

Country Spain
Period Provisional Government (1868-1871)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1869-1870
Value 2 Pesetas (2 ESP)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 10 g
Diameter 27 mm
Thickness 1.95 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-20-1939
References KM# 654
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)

Obverse

Reclining Hispania between Pyrenees and Gibraltar above date

Lettering:
*ESPAÑA*
L·M·
1870

Translation:
*SPAIN*
L·M·
1870

Engraver: Luis Marchionni

Luis Marchionni held the position of principal engraver to the Casa de la Moneda from 1861

Reverse

Crowned arms, pillars, value below

Lettering:
100 PIEZAS EN KILOGRAMO
D·E· 2 PESETAS ·M·
PLUS ULTRA

Translation:
100 PARTS PER KILOGRAM
D·E· 2 PESETAS ·M·
BEYOND

Engraver: Luis Marchionni

Luis Marchionni held the position of principal engraver to the Casa de la Moneda from 1861

Edge

Reeded

Comments

The design is based on coins of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.
Dubious authenticity of coins with 68 in the star.
Mint official's initials:
S(D.Alvarez), N(R.Narvaez), M(A.Mendoza)
or D(E.Diaz), E(J.Escosura), M(A.Mendoza)

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1.10 5.37 9.72 13.67 Exact year unknown
1869 SNM *1868,dubiuos authenticty
1869 SNM 3,269,853 12.54 *1869,Cal#5
1870 DEM 11,879,646 5.31 10.80 25.23 *1873,Cal#9
1870 DEM 14,892,932 9.85 9.05 36.85 *1874,Cal#10
1870 DEM 4,996,834 6.23 *1875,Cal#12
1870 SNM 1,503,872 8.49 *1870,Cal#6

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