March 27, 2014 – The fifth issue in the Jewels of Numismatics series is dedicated to the Catholic Monarchs, Queen Isabella I of Castile and King Ferdinand II of Aragon. Their marriage united both crowns under the same family and could be considered the origin of the unification of Spain.
Spain / 100 euros / 999 gold / 23mm / 6.75g / Mintage: 4,000.
The coins replicated, all from the Catholic Monarchs, are a “Two Excelentes de la Granada”, …
Spain / 20 euros / 1/25oz 999 gold / 13.92mm / 1.24g / Mintage: 10,000.
… a “Half Excelente” …
Spain / 10 euros / 925 silver / 40mm / 27g / Mintage: 7,500.
… and a “Real”.
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