1504, Spain, Catholic Monarchs (Ferdinand II & Isabella). Silver 1 Real Coin. VFMint Place: Seville (S)
Mint Period: 1469-1504
Denomination: Silver 1 Real
Reference: Calico Pag3 49, 370a.
Conditon: Light planchet crack, otherwise a nice VF/VF+
Rulers: Ferdinand V and Isabel of Spain, the so-called " Catholic Monarchs ".
Weight: 3.42gm Reverse: Emblem of the catholic monarchs (Yoke above a sheaf of arrows).
Legend: + REX E REGINA CAST E LEGION
Obverse: Crowned royal coat-of-arms, flanked by assayer initial (sylized P) and mint initial (S).
Legend: + FERNANDVS ° ET ° ELISAVET Authenticity unconditionally guaranteed. ! The Catholic Monarchs (Spanish: los Reyes Católicos ) is the collective title used in history for Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon. The title of "Catholic King and Queen" was bestowed on them by the Pope Alexander VI. They married on October 19, 1469, in the city of Valladolid; Isabella was eighteen years old and Ferdinand a year younger. Their marriage united both crowns under the same lineage. Isabella was named heir to the throne of Castile by her half-brother Henry IV of Castile. She became Queen of Castille in 1474. Her husband Ferdinand became the King ... read more