5 Peseta    (sold for $26.0)

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1871, Kingdom of Spain, Amadeo I. Large Silver 5 Pesetas Crown. VF-

Mint Year: 1871
Reference:  KM-666.
Denomination: 5 Pesetas
Mint Place: Madrid (S.D.-M)
Condition: Marginal areas of rough surface (corrosion damage), cleaned, with remaining dark spots, otherwise VF+
Material: Silver (.900)
Diameter: 37mm
Weight: 23.14gm

Obverse: Head of Amadeo I left.
Legend: AMADEO I REY DE ESPANA (18) 1871 (71)

Reverse: Crowned Spanisharms between the Pillars of Hercules adorned with PLVS VLTRA motto.
Legend: LEY 900 MILESIMAS 40 PIEZAS EN KILOG . / S . D . 5 PESETAS . M .

Amadeo I (Italian Amedeo, sometimes anglicized as Amadeus) (30 May 1845 – 18 January 1890) was the only King of Spain from the House of Savoy. He was the second son of King Vittorio Emanuele II of Italy and was known for most of his life as the Duke of Aosta, but reigned briefly as King of Spain from 1870 to 1873.

He was elected by the Cortes as Spain's monarch in 1870, following the deposition of Isabella II, and sworn in the following year. Amadeo's reign was fraught with growing republicanism, Carlist rebellions in the north, and the Cuban independence movement. He abdicated and returned to Italy in 1873, and the First Spanish Republic was declared as a result.

Granted the hereditary title Duke of Aosta in the year of his birth, he founded the Aosta branch of Italy's royal House of Savoy, which is junior in agnatic descent to the branch descended from King Umberto I that reigned in Italy until 1900, but senior to the branch of the Dukes of Genoa.

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This coin has been sold for   $26.0

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Posted by: anonymous
2016-08-05
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 Denomination: 5 Peseta
 Metal: Silver
 State: Kingdom of Spain (1814 - 1873)
 Person: Amadeo I of Spain (1845 - 1890)
 Catalog reference:
  KM-666
 
Description:   English
Coin variations: 12 instance(s)
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