1798, Spain, Charles IV. Silver 2 Reales Coin. Seville!

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  • Sold Date: May 03, 2011
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1798, Spain, Charles IV. Silver 2 Reales Coin. Seville!

Condition: VF+
Mint Year: 1798
Mint Mark: Seville (S)
Denomination: 2 Reales
Reference: 1798-S-CN, KM-430.2.
Assayer: Carlos Tribucio de Roxas and Nicholas Lamas (C-N)
Diameter: 27mm
Material: Silver
Weight: 5.9gm

Obverse: Draped profile bust of Charles IV right.
Legend: CAROLUS . IIII . DEI . G . 1798
Translation: " Charles IV by the Grace of God, 1793 "

Reverse: Crowned Spanish arms * between the Pillars of Hercules adorned with PLVS VLTRA motto.
Legend: . HISPANIARUM . REX . / R-2 / S-CN
Translation: " King of Spain, 2 Reales, Seville, Carlos Tribucio de Roxas and Nicholas Lamas ".

Authenticity unconditionally guaranteed. !

Charles IV (November 11, 1748 - January 20, 1819) was King of Spain from December 14, 1788 until his abdication on March 19, 1808.

Charles was the second son of Charles III and his wife Maria Amalia of Saxony. He was born at Portici, while his father was king of the Two Sicilies. His elder brother Don Felipe was passed over for the two thrones as mentally retarded and epileptic.

Charles had inherited a great frame and immense physical strength from the Saxon line of his mother, granddaughter of August the Strong. When young he was fond
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