Philippe Simon's Collection
EUROPE / EUROPA / ЕВРОПА

ESPANA (Espagne / Spain)

Espagne (Republic issue) 100 PESETAS 01/07/1925 s.no: D7.673.195 grade: XF+ cat: 69c comment: FRONT : King Philip II (1527-1598), son of Charles V, the Turkish winner at Lepanto battle (1571). BACK : Paint by Fernando Álvarez de Sotomayor y Zaragoza (1875-1960) - Retreat of Felippe II. Monastery of El Escorial. . added: 55 months ago
Espagne (Republic issue) 1000 Pesetas 01/07/1925 s.no: 3,882,738 grade: aUNC cat: #70c comment: El Banco De España Issue - REPUBLIC ISSUE 1936. The note is Chestnut Brown, Red and Viole and at the right has a portrait of King Carlos I who reigned between 1516 and 1558 and was the first King of a United Spain. The reverse of the note which is predominantly in Green, depicts part of the fortress the Alcázar de Toledo. added: 46 months ago
Espagne (Republic issue) 100 PESETAS 15/08/1928 s.no: A1.707.602 grade: XF+ cat: 76 comment: FRONT : Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra 29 September 1547 (assumed) – 22 April 1616) was a Spanish novelist, poet, and playwright. BACK : Painting of Don Quixote by Luis Menéndez Pidal (1860–1932). added: 53 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 5 Pesetas ND / 1935 series: 1935 Silver Certificates Issue s.no: D4.032.483 grade: VF cat: 85 comment: Republic issue, used during the Spanish civil war . added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España, Bilbao) Civil War 100 PESETAS 01/01/1937 s.no: 397042 grade: VF+ comment: FRONT Arms - "Arms" Issued by: Banco de Bilbao. BACK : Farmer plowing with oxen. added: 25 months ago
Espagne (MINISTERIO DE HACIENDA) ND / 1937-1938 Issue s.no: A1710166 grade: XF+ cat: 95 comment: FRONT : allegory "Liberty" BACK : Toledo bridge, in Madrid, It was built in a Baroque style between 1718 and 1732 by architect Pedro de Ribera and spans the Manzanares River, added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 Peseta 28/02/1938 s.no: E 8035736 grade: VF+ cat: 107 comment: BURGOS added: 3 weeks ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 Peseta 21/05/1943 s.no: A8272388 grade: aUNC cat: 126 comment: FRONT : "FERNANDO EL CATÓLICO" since King Fernando II of Aragón - was king of Aragon and king of Castile from 1479. He united the Spanish kingdoms into the nation of Spain and supported Columbus's exploration. He died in 1516. BACK : Painting by D. Puebla, 1862 - Christopher Columbus Landfall in the New World (Guanahani- Bahamas island) 1492. added: 7 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 Peseta 15/06/1945 s.no: H6982409 grade: XF+ cat: 128 comment: FRONT : "ISABEL LA CATÓLICA" (22 April 1451 – 26 November 1504) was Queen of Castile. She was married to Ferdinand II of Aragon. Their marriage became the basis for the political unification of Spain; she was granted the title Servant of God by the Catholic Church in 1974. BACK : Map of the Caribbean Sea (Gulf of Mexico), Indian on First plan. added: 7 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 Peseta 19/06/1948 s.no: L04053635 grade: aUNC cat: 135 comment: Front: Effigy of Lady of Elche (Elx)*. Back: Orange twig. Watermark: None. Signatures: Antonio Goicoechea Cosculluela (Governor - El Gobernador, April 1938 - August 1950); Antonio Victoriano Martín - Martín (The Auditor - El Interventor); Unidentified (Cashier - El Cajero). Dominant colour: Brown. Issuer: Bank of Spain. Date of Issue: 19 June 1948 (circulated from 18 March 1949). added: 7 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 Peseta 19/11/1951 s.no: R6858081 grade: au cat: 139 comment: Front: Portrait of Don Quixote de la Mancha. Back: Belongings of Don Quijote de la Mancha: shield, armour, helmet, sword, books and lance. Watermark: None. Signatures: Don Joaquín Benjumea Burín, Count of Benjumea (Governor - El Gobernador, Sept. 1951 - Dec. 1963); Antonio Victoriano Martín Martín (The Auditor - El Interventor); Joaquín Serrano García (Cashier - El Cajero). Dominant colour: Dark brown. Issuer: Bank of Spain. Date of Issue: 19 November 1951 (circulated from 11 March 1952). added: 7 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1000 Pesetas 31/12/1951 s.no: B8777757 grade: XF+ cat: 143 comment: FRONT : Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida (27 February 1863 – 10 August 1923) was a Spanish painter. Sorolla excelled in the painting of portraits, landscapes, and monumental works of social and historical themes. BACK : "La Fiesta del Naranjo" (by J. Sorolla) 1916. added: 7 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 Peseta 22/07/1953 s.no: A7891511 grade: aUNC cat: 144 comment: Front: Portrait of Don Álvaro de Bazán (1526 - 1588), First Marquis of Santa Cruz de Mudela, a Spanish admiral. Back: One of the Galleys (sailing and rowing ships) of Don Álvaro de Bazán at Battle of Cadiz Bay. Watermark: None. Signatures: Don Joaquín Benjumea Burín, Count of Benjumea (Governor - El Gobernador, Sept. 1951 - Dec. 1963); Antonio Victoriano Martín Martín (The Auditor - El Interventor); Joaquín Serrano García (Cashier - El Cajero). Dominant colour: Brown. Issuer: Bank of Spain. Date of Issue: 22 July 1953 (circulated from 9 April 1954). Artist: Jose López Sánchez. added: 7 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 500 Pesetas 22/07/1954 series: L s.no: 3259965 grade: XF+ cat: 148 comment: FRONT : Ignacio Zuloaga y Zabaleta (July 26, 1870 – October 31, 1945) was a Basque painter. BACK : Paint of Ignacio Zuloaga, "View of Toledo" - "Vista de Toledo" (Paint in Real Academia de Bellas artes de San Fernando, Madrid), added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 000 Pesetas 29/11/1957 series: 1 G s.no: 2792698 grade: VF+ cat: 149 comment: FRONT : Fernando II of Aragón & Isabela I of Castille ("Reyes Católicos" - "Catholic Monarchs) - was bestowed by pope in 1494. BACK: Arms added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 000 Pesetas 19/11/1965 series: P s.no: 8717561 grade: XF+ cat: 151 comment: FRONT : Saint Isidore of Seville (560-636) served as Archbishop of Seville. Depicted by Bartolomé Esteban Murillo (1618-1682) in 1655. BACK : Basilica of San Isidoro, León (Castile-León) - First plan stone sculpture of San Isidoro added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 000 Pesetas 17/09/1971 series: 9 A s.no: 1278706 grade: VF+ cat: 154 comment: FRONT : José Echegaray y Eizaguirre (April 19, 1832 – September 14, 1916) was a Spanish civil engineer, mathematician, statesman. He was awarded the 1904 Nobel Prize for Literature. BACK : Banco de España building, Madrid, it was inaugurated in 1891. added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 000 Pesetas 23/10/1979 series: 5 N s.no: 5910275 grade: VF+ cat: 158 comment: FRONT : Portrait of Benito Pérez Galdós (1843 - 1920), Spanish realist novelist, painted by Joaquín Sorolla in 1894. BACK : Hikers near rock formations of Cañadas del Teide (Gorges of the Teide) at Teide National Park, Tenerife, Canary Islands. Roque Cinchado (left) and Mount Teide (3718 m) volcano (center), the highest mountain of Spain and the islands of the Atlantic. Millenial Dragon Tree of Icod de los Vinos (18 m tall), declared National Monument in 1917. Map of the Canary Islands. Author's handwriting: "... y entre los muertos habrá siempre una lengua viva para decir que Zaragoza no se rinde..." (… and among the dead there will always be an alive language to say that Zaragoza does not surrender…). added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 2 000 Pesetas 24/04/1992 series: 9 C s.no: 2967723 grade: aUNC cat: 162 comment: FRONT : Spanish botanist and mathematician José Celestino Mutis (6 April 1732 — 11 September 1808). BACK : Neo-classical entrance gate to Royal Botanical Gardens in Madrid. added: 25 months ago
Espagne (Banco de España) 1 000 Pesetas 12/10/1992 series: 5 E s.no: 6645328 grade: aUNC cat: 163 comment: FRONT : Hernán Cortés (1485-1547) Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that caused the fall of the Aztec empire. BACK : Francisco Pizarro (1471 or 1476 - 1541) was a Spanish conquistador who conquered the Inca Empire. added: 25 months ago