MEXICO, Colonial. Carlos I.
|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 1044. Estimate $1500.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
King of Spain, 1516-1558. AR 2 Reales (6.68 g, 5h). Mexico City mint; Pedro de Espina, assayer. Pillars and Waves Early Series. Struck 1541-1544. + KAROLVS ET IOHANA (mascle stops), crowned royal coat-of-arms; M and P, each with annulet above and below, across field / + HISPANIARVM ET INDIARVM (mascle stops), banner inscribed with PIVS and pair of annulets flanking, and annulets at each corner, behind pair of crowned columns; two pellets in field between capitals. Menzel Type I/II, Mx-63/Mx-58 (obv./rev.); cf. ME 3082; cf. SCM 10. Good VF. Well-struck.