Mexico 1819-Mo JJ 8 reales
The first specimen was lot 1112 in Goldberg sale 46 (Beverly Hills, May 2008), where it sold for $1,600. The catalog description noted, "Mexico. 8 Reales, 1819 Mo-JJ (Mexico City). Ferdinand VII, 1808-1833. Laureate and draped bust of Ferdinand VII right. Reverse: Crowned Bourbon arms, flanked by bannered pillars. Boldly struck, with lustrous to velvety devices on bright fields. Some trivial handling marks to portrait, otherwise a superb example. NGC graded MS-62." This type was minted in large quantities in Mexico City and branch mints 1811-22.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 27.07 g, .896 fine silver, .780 troy oz ASW; this specimen: 26.99 grams.
Catalog reference: Eliz-160; WR-15; KM 111.
- Goldberg, Ira, and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg Sale 46: the Millenia Collection, Beverly Hills, CA: Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers, 2008.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Elizondo, Carlos A., Eight Reales and Pesos of the New World, San Antonio, TX: 1968.
- Raymond, Wayte, The Silver Dollars of North and South America, 2nd Ed., Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1964.
- 1818 8 reales
- 1819 ½ real
- 1819 1 real
- 1819-Z 1 real
- 1819 2 reales
- 1819-Ca 8 reales
- 1819-Zs 8 reales
- Peru 1819-L JP 8 reales
- Spain 1819-S CJ 8 reales
- 1819 ½ escudo
- 1819 escudo
- 1819 4 escudos
- 1819 8 escudos
- 1820 8 reales
- Coins and currency dated 1819
- other specimens in The Millenia Collection.
- return to Mexican colonial coinage, 1536-1822