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Metalurgy
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Found today,I’m guessing post medieval and foreign?
I’m sure somebody’s knows what it is.
Thanks for looking.
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Spanish real or half real? I've seen one on a YouTube vid over the last couple of days and sure it was very similar
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Ok thanks Matt👍
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Ferdinand and Isabella half real looks pretty close from what I can see after a bit of searching on Google
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Just had a look and agree with you and thanks for your help👍
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Metalurgy wrote: Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:28 pm Just had a look and agree with you and thanks for your help👍
👍 nice find, something a bit different.
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I've only found one but thought it was a button at the time :oops:

Gave it to the landowner who was potty about Isabella of Spain who was Catherine of Aragon's mum. The landowner used to do re-enactments as Catherine so was blown away by having a genuine coin of the period :thumbsup:
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figgis wrote: Mon Oct 18, 2021 4:50 pm I've only found one but thought it was a button at the time :oops:

Gave it to the landowner who was potty about Isabella of Spain who was Catherine of Aragon's mum. The landowner used to do re-enactments as Catherine so was blown away by having a genuine coin of the period :thumbsup:
Ha,ha,thanks for that amusing info,just wandered if these would have been used as currency here,given the amount we plundered off the Spanish,some of my Spanish friends still call us pirates.😄
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Metalurgy wrote: Mon Oct 18, 2021 4:56 pm just wandered if these would have been used as currency here,given the amount we plundered off the Spanish
I don't doubt it. It was the weight of the silver which mattered with regards accepting the coin so, either officially or otherwise, these coins will have been in circulation :thumbsup:
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D2 - 13"x11" coil - audio only.
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Not seen one of these before.
Nice design engraved on it.
Cheers, :thumbsup:
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it has the look of a Stuiver coin on the reverse from the Netherlands, will need to do some research on the obverse

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I’m now positive that it’s a Ferdinand and Isabella half real struck in Burgos.
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Excellent find, it's half a real (21 mm in diameter) minted in Burgos, hence the B.
The Catholic kings (1474-1504) as they are called in Spain, were in the throne when Columbus set off for the Americas.
For those of you interested:
There is an excellent and most complete downloadable coin catalogue which is free on Spanish coins from 1474 to present by Áureo and Calico in pdf format.
I think it's still free.
Áureo.com/pdf/numismatica_española_v5.pdf
Found here
aureo.com/es/comprarcatalogo
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