Mexico 1834-Go PJ 8 escudos

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Sincona sale 51, lot 2835
This specimen was lot 2835 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Erste Republik, 1823-1864. 8 Escudos 1834, PJ-Guanajuato. Fast vorzüglich. (republic of Mexico, eight escudos of 1834, Guanajuato mint. About extremely fine.)"
The Guanajuato mint struck eight escudos 1828-70 and is one of the abundant mints for that denomination; most dates are common.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .875 fine gold, .761 troy oz AGW, this specimen 26.93 g.

Catalog reference: KM 383.7, Fr-72.

Source:

  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Long, Richard A., Gold Coins of the Early Mexican Republic, 1823-1873, North Bend, OR: Wegferd Publications, 2004.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.

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