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Spain Provisional Government: One Peseta (1870)
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GENERAL INFORMATION
Country
Spain
Denomination
1 Peseta
Minted Date/Year
1870 CE
Coin Type
Circulation Coin
Punch / Orientation
↑↓ Coin
Front Legend
★ ESPAÑA ★ L•M• 1870
Back Legend
200 PIEZAS EN KILOGRAMO D•E• •M• UNA PESETA
Mint
Madrid
Composition
Silver
Coin Edge
Milled/Reeded - Vertical
Coin Shape
Round - Circular
IN COLLECTION CONDITION
Preliminary
Normal
Condition
Poor
CATALOG INFORMATION
653
Krause Standard Catalog of World Coins 1801-1900
Spain Provisional Government: One Peseta (1870)
Spain Provisional Government: One Peseta (1870)

Obverse : Allegory lying down between Pyrenees and Gibraltar, with an olive branch, facing left; ESPAÑA between 6-pointed stars ( 18 incuse in left and 73 in right ); 1870 below. The design is based on coins of the Roman Emperor Hadrian.

Reverse : Crowned arms between pillars, 200 PIEZAS EN KILOGRAMO, above UNA PESETA below; D·E· below left and ·M· below right.

Silver 0.8350

Mintage 5,165,000 (Another source gave 5,164,997)
Demonetized on 20-02-1939

Assayer: Eduardo Díaz Pimienta - Julio de Escosura Tablares - Ángel Mendoza Ordoñez
Engraver: L.Marchionni

Scott: 1870 (73) DE-M
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