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Coin of 25 pesetas of Alfonso XII, 1877, mint Madrid.

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Coin of 25 pesetas of Alfonso XII, 1877, mint Madrid.

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Coin of 25 pesetas of Alfonso XII, 1877, mint Madrid. Gold. Weight: 8,05 g. Assayer: D.E. On the obverse bust facing right with the legend ALFONSO XII POR LA G. DE DIOS. On the reverse shield with the legend REY CONST. OF SPAIN. Alfonso XII of Spain, "The Peacemaker", (Madrid 1857-1885), was King of Spain from 1874 to 1885. His reign marked the end of the First Republic, which gave way to the period known as the Restoration. It was characterized by the attempt to consolidate the monarchy and institutional stability. He approved the Constitution of 1876, put an end to the Carlist conflicts and signed the peace with Cuba, thus earning his nickname. The king's life ended when he was only twenty-seven years old, being a victim of tuberculosis, but achieving great popularity. His successor was his posthumous son Alfonso XIII.
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Coin of 25 pesetas of Alfonso XII, 1877, mint Madrid.

Estimate €800 - €900
Jun 28
Starting Price €275
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0005: Coin of 25 pesetas of Alfonso XII, 1877, mint Madrid.

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Est. €800 - €900Starting Price €275
28th June - Jewelry and Watches
Mon, Jun 28, 2021 7:00 AM EDT
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Lot 0005 Details

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Coin of 25 pesetas of Alfonso XII, 1877, mint Madrid. Gold. Weight: 8,05 g. Assayer: D.E. On the obverse bust facing right with the legend ALFONSO XII POR LA G. DE DIOS. On the reverse shield with the legend REY CONST. OF SPAIN. Alfonso XII of Spain, "The Peacemaker", (Madrid 1857-1885), was King of Spain from 1874 to 1885. His reign marked the end of the First Republic, which gave way to the period known as the Restoration. It was characterized by the attempt to consolidate the monarchy and institutional stability. He approved the Constitution of 1876, put an end to the Carlist conflicts and signed the peace with Cuba, thus earning his nickname. The king's life ended when he was only twenty-seven years old, being a victim of tuberculosis, but achieving great popularity. His successor was his posthumous son Alfonso XIII.

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