6. 8 Reales of Philip V (1741)

Silver | 38.3mm | 1741

Unknown Artist

8 Reales of Philip V (1741), with crowned globes flanked by the Pillars of Hercules. One of the first world coins, this example served as a template for the coinage of many other countries.

Culture: Spanish

Credit: Gilbert Steinberg, to about 1984;...
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