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Live auction - fwo_421371 - PERU - CHARLES III 8 Reales 1767 Lima

PERU - CHARLES III 8 Reales 1767 Lima AU
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Estimate : 600 €
Price : 385 €
Maximum bid : 450 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 17:49:41
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : 8 Reales
Date: 1767
Mint name / Town : Lima
Quantity minted : -
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 917 ‰
Diameter : 39 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 26,9 g.
Edge : chainée
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire recouvert d’une agréable patine grise de collection ancienne
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection JMB


Obverse legend : CAROLUS. III. D. G. HISPAN. ET. IND. REX (ROSETTE).
Obverse description : Ecu couronné écartelé en 1 et 4 de Castille, en 2 et 3 de Léon, sur le tout d'un écu de France accosté de MF - 8.
Obverse translation : (Charles III, par la grâce de Dieu, roi d’Espagne et des Indes).


Reverse legend : VTRAQUE VNUM/ LM (ROSETTE) 1767 (ROSETTE).
Reverse description : Globes couronnés entre les colonnes d'Hercule avec PLUS - ULTR.

Historical background



Charles III (20/01/1716-14/12/1788) is the eldest son of the second marriage of Philip V and Elizabeth Farnese. He was successively Duke of Parma (1731-1735) and King of Naples (1735-1759) and succeeded his half-brother Ferdinand VI as king of Spain in 1759. He married Maria Amalia of Saxony in 1738, who bore him six children. His son Charles IV succeeded him in 1788 as King of Spain and his other son Ferdinand IV as King of Naples and the Two Sicilies (1759-1825).

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