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Piece mpc2r-aa14v3 : Coin of 2 Reales (Peseta) : Date 172 : Province of Caracas

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Obverse

Piece mpc2r-aa14v3 (Obverse)
Photograph credits: American Numismatic Society

Reverse

Piece mpc2r-aa14v3 (Reverse)
Photograph credits: American Numismatic Society

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Characteristics from Design A, Type A

  • Identification Code: mpc2r-aa
  • General: Irregular shape.
  • Obverse: Two pillars of Hercules with capitals on the top, both pillars are cut by three horizontal lines, providing three rows of legends in three parts. In the center of the first row appears the denomination value "2" with "L" at left and "M" at right; in the second row appers "PLV", "SVL" and "TRA"; in the third row appears "M", year and "L".
  • Reverse: Dentacles beading with no rim. Allegorical spanish arms created by Jerusalem potent cross, which lions and castles appear alternately inside each cuadrant. Each quadrant is closed by arcs. On the left and right of the cross, appears "L" and "M". In the top and bottom of the cross appears "2".
  • Common name: Cob coins
  • Note: These cob coins belongs to the "Imitation" group. The date is not the real issue date
  • Composition: Silver
  • Weight: 4.5 - 5.8 Grams

Characteristics

Identification in other catalogs

  • Standard catalog of world coins (SCWC): Not listed
NOTE: The piece identification from the Standard Catalog of World Coin (SCWC) used in this website is updated to: 1801-1900 (7th edition - 2013), 1901-2000 (40th edition - 2013) and 2001-2019 (13th edition - 2019)

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