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Republican Zone of Asturias & Leon in the north of Spain. This interesting period of history, with socialists (Republicans) battling nationalists (Loyalists), was a precursor to World War II. This is accentuated by fact that Nazi Germany participated in the conflict and used the experience and weapons testing as a way to help prepare their planned Blitzkreig (lightning war, with a total commitment of massive & varied forces) for attacks across Europe.
I would like to invite experts in this specialty to provide opinion on the authenticity of the examples of the series presented here.
Listed as having varieties in the leaves; there are 2 in the Museum and the metal, fabric, and detail appears to be different. If these were counterfeited then I would have to say that I suspect this one over the other, that is in VF condition (8 gm). Large, 400K mintage of Gijon.
Follow this link to the Moneta Library for an extensive illustrated article on Spanish Civil War Coins and Tokens:
Spanish Civil War Coins - Horvitz: [ link ]
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Keywords: Spanish Civil Spain Asturias Leon
Denomination: 2 Pesetas
Reference #: KM 3
Date/Mintmark: 1937
Condition: AU
Weight: 7.7 gm;
Metal: CN - suspect

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Moneta

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Location: Arizona USA
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January 29, 2006 2:08pm

Suspect this one is a counterfeit - I invite comment.


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