Atocha Coin Reign
 Monarchs of Spain
  Monarch Reign
 

Isabella & Ferdinand II
1474-1504

United Sicily, Leon and Castile against the Moors to unify Spain. Daughter Catherine 1st wife of Henry VIII of England.

 

Johanna & Charles I
1504-1556
"CARLOS & IOANNA"

Reigned with Mother "Johanna the Mad". Also known as Charles V-Holy Roman Emperor

 

Philip II
1556-1598
"PHILIPPVS"

1st Hapsburg King. Married Henry VIII's daughter
Mary I. Elizabeth I of England defeated the Spanish Armada - 1588

 

Philip III
1598-1621
"PHILIPPVS III"

First use of ordinal numbers after king's name on coins. First dated coins. King during "30 Years War" with France

 

Philip IV
1621-1665
"PHILIPPVS IIII"

Married sister of Louis XIII of France. Atocha sank in 1622. First Pillar and Wave coins 1652 after recall of all Potosi coins in 1650.

 

Carlos II
1665-1700
"CARLOS II"

Married Louis XIII of France granddaughter. Died without an heir-willed throne to his nephew, Philip V

  Philip V
1700-1746
"PHILIPPVS V"

1st Bourbon king-grandson of Louis XIV of France. War of Succession 1707-1714. 1715 Fleet sank with wife's jewels (Isabel Farnese) 1st Pillar Dollar found on 1733 Fleet

 

Louis I
1724
"L VIS I"

Died 9 months later. Father, Philip V, regained crown.

 

Ferdinand VI
1746-1759
"FERNANDVS VI"

Youngest son of Philip V

 

Charles III
1759-1788
"CARLOSVS III"

Son of Philip V. First Bust Dollar-1772.

 

Charles IV
1788-1808
"CARLOSVS IIII"

Last undisputed king before wars of independence.

 

Ferdinand VII
1808-1833
"FERNANDVS VII"

War of Independence in Spanish colonies. Spain closes mints.

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