Spain: copper 2-maravedis of Ferdinand V of Aragon & Isabella I of Castile, ca. 1474-1504

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    Spain: copper 2-maravedis of Ferdinand V of Aragon & Isabella I of Castile, ca. 1474-1504
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    Obverse: castle (symbol of Castile).
    Reverse: lion (symbol of León.)

    Struck ca. 1474-1504 AD. Natural earthen patina. Struck on a squarish flan. Ex-David Connors, August 2019.

    Copper coin of the famous Ferdinand & Isabella (Ferdinand of Aragon and Isabella of Castile), the Catholic monarchs of Spain, who financed the voyages of Christopher Columbus to the New World.

    Painting: Columbus Before The Queen, 1843, by Emmanuel Gottlieb Leutze (1816-1868)
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