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Philip II of Spain (1556 - 1598) (17 coins)
Philip II (Spanish: Felipe II; 21 May 1527 – 13 September 1598) was King of Spain from 1556 and of Portugal from 1581.
From 1554 he was King of Naples and Sicily as well as Duke of Milan.
During his marriage to Queen Mary I (1554–58), he was ...
Spanish cob coins (1572-1773) (21 coins)
As additional silver deposits were discovered in the colonial territories there was a pressing demand to export it to Spain as quickly as possible.
To do this, starting in the reign of Philip II, the mints produced irregular coinage called cob ...