Spain/France, Perpignan 1 Real 1596, siege coin 1644-45

Spain/France, Perpignan 1 Real 1596, siege coin 1644-45
Spain/France, Perpignan 1 Real 1596, siege coin 1644-45
Spain/France, Perpignan 1 Real 1596, siege coin 1644-45
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Article code15-1009
Perpignan (Perpiñián), 1 Real (2 Sols) 1596, countermarked during the Siege of Perpignan by the French in 1644-1645.
Very bold countermark, excellent for type !

Obverse: Crowned arms of the Counts of Barcelona with four pellets in the corners and the four digits of the year 1 5 9 6; all within beaded border.
Countermark: Head of John the Baptist.
Reverse: Standing John the Baptist between P P, holding Lamb of God with cross behind, halo above; all within beaded border.

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