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Excelente

  • Gold 'excelente' coin. Obverse © Ministerio de Cultura

    Gold 'excelente' coin. Obverse © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Numismatics

Date

around 1497-1566

Original title

Excelente
Sephardic Museum
Toledo
Toledo, Castile-La Mancha
Toledo

A coin called gold excelente, double ducat or Granada excelente.

It was minted after the conquest of Granada, in the new Toledo mint. On the back there are two crowned busts facing each other (man and woman) and a circular legend that identifies them as the Catholic Monarchs.

Details of the work

Object
Coin

Dimensions
Diameter = 2.85 cm; Thickness = 0.1 cm; Weight = 7.1 g

Technique
Minted

Material
Gold

  

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