Numismatics
Artist: Unknown
Ruler: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, Spanish, 1500–1558, ruled 1516–56
Subject: Johanna, Queen of Castile, 1515–1556

“New World’s First Coin” - 4 maravedis

16th century

Copper

3.93 g
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001
2001.87.30985
Culture: 
Spanish
Period: 
16th Century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Status: 
By appointment
Provenance: 

Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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