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18K Gold Prongs, Silver Pendant, Silver Chain, Felipe II, Spanish Coin, ID13347

$1,148.00

Pendant is sold without a chain, please contact seller if one is desired.

Denomination: 1 REALE Date: 1556 – 1598 CE

Region: SEVILLA,SPAIN


Description: Felipe II was the 1st Hapsburg King. He married Henry VIII's daughter Mary I. During his marriage to Mary I, he was also King of England and Ireland. He was lord of the Seventeen Provinces from 1556 until 1581, holding various titles for the individual territories such as duke or count.

He was lord of the Seventeen Provinces from 1556 until 1581, holding various titles for the individual territories such as duke or count. Also known as Philip the Prudent, he ruled one of the world's largest empires which included territories in every continent then known to Europeans. Philip was born in Valladolid, the son of Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire, and his consort, Isabella of Portugal. During his reign, Spain was the foremost Western European power.

Under his rule, Spain reached the height of its influence and power, directing explorations all around the world and settling the colonization of territories in all the known continents.