Posts tagged with ‘Baroque’

  • 8 escudos madrid 1635

    8 escudos, Madrid 1635

    Por el 25 May, 2017

    Only 2 specimens of 8 escudo coins from Madrid 1635 are known to exist. Both of them are considered…

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  • Louis XIII, Quatre Louis d’or by Jean Warin

    Louis XIII, Quatre Louis d’or by Jean Warin

    Por el 21 May, 2017

    Louis XIII introduced in France a new gold-coin standard called Louis d’or. This is one of the first commemorative…

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  • 8 reales Segovia 1683 (both sides)

    8 reales Segovia 1683

    Por el 14 May, 2017

    The 8 reales from Segovia, 1683 is the last time Spanish silver coin where the Portuguese coat of arms…

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  • 8 escudos 1714, Mexico

    8 escudos 1714, Mexico

    Por el 26 April, 2017

    8 escudos cob 1714 from Mexico. This coin is a marvelous specimen from the 1715 Fleet.

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  • 5 ducats 1614, Danzig, Sigismund III

    5 ducats 1614, Danzig, Sigismund III

    Por el 8 April, 2017

    Sigismund III introduced commemorative coins in Poland. These were minted in very low quantities and were given to people…

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  • 8 reales, 1734 Potosi Heart

    8 reales 1734, Potosí Heart

    Por el 15 March, 2017

    Potosi never made gold hearts, so there is no coin superior in value for those interested on Potosi coins…

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  • Löser of 1 1/2 Thaler William Augustus, Hamburg

    Löser of 1 1/2 Thaler William Augustus, Hamburg

    Por el 12 March, 2017

    This is a Löser of particular perfection. Only five specimens of this coin are known to exist and two…

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  • 50 Reales 1618, Segovia

    50 reales 1618, Segovia

    Por el 7 March, 2017

    50 reales coins are huge silver coins produced in Segovia mint. These coins, so-called “cincuentines”, represent the zenith…

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  • 8 Escudos. 1730. MADRID. J.F.

    8 escudos Madrid 1730 JF

    Por el 6 February, 2017

    This coin is the only ounce minted in Madrid depicting JF assayers (Fernando Vázquez and Joseph Caballero). Only four…

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