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1 Peseta - Alfonso XII 2nd portrait

Features

Country Spain
King Alfonso XII (1874-1885)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1881-1885
Value 1 Peseta (1 ESP)
Currency Peseta (1868-2001)
Composition Silver (.835)
Weight 5 g
Diameter 23 mm
Thickness 1 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized 02-20-1939
References KM# 686,
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248979.
  • Thomas Michael (editor), Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248573.
  • Thomas Michael (editor); 2016. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800 (7th edition). Krause Publications, Iola, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440247064.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900 (9th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248955.
  • Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000 (47th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA. ISBN 9781440248962.
Cal# 56
Xavier Calicó; 2008. Numismática española : catálogo general con precios de todas las monedas españolas acuñadas desde los Reyes Católicos hasta Juan Carlos I, 1474 a 2001. Áureo & Calicó, Barcelona, Spain. ISBN 9788461217083.

Obverse

Head of Alfonso XII facing left

Lettering: ALFONSO XII POR LA G· DE DIOS

Engraver: Gregorio Sellan Gonzalez

Gregorio Sellan Gonzalez, born in 1829 in Madrid was general engraver at the Casa de la Moneda de Madrid.

Reverse

The coat of arms of Spain with value below

Lettering:
REY CONSTL DE ESPAÑA
M·S· UNA PESETA ·M·

Translation:
KING CONSTL OF SPAIN
M · S · ONE PESETA · M ·

Engraver: Gregorio Sellan Gonzalez

Gregorio Sellan Gonzalez, born in 1829 in Madrid was general engraver at the Casa de la Moneda de Madrid.

Edge

Reeded

Mint

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

Comments

Mint official's initials:
M=M.Morejon
S=P.Sala
M=A.Mendoza

Mintmark is in the six-pointed star
1885 coins have a combined mintage of about 3,954,000.

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Date Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1881 MSM 798,809 8% *1881,Cal#56
1882 MSM 3,505,024 3.65 3.88 3.04 26% *1882,Cal#58
1882 MSM 8% 1882/1*1882,Cal#57
1883 MSM 8,445,839 2.75 7.21 8.41 50% *1883,Cal#59
1884 MSM 3,336,386 2% *1884,mintage debatable,Cal#60
1885 MSM 2,425,369 8.24 7.06 39% *1885,Cal#61
1885 MSM 1,528,418 7% *1886,Cal#62

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