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Latest revision as of 20:43, 23 May 2020

Ponterio sale 155, lot 6297

This specimen was lot 6297 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $805. The catalog description[1] noted, "MEXICO. Guadalajara. 8 Reales, 1839-MC/JG. VERY RARE (missing from the J.B. Parker Collection). Ex: Ponterio Auction #142, lot #411. Ex: Superior 'Lawson Collection' 6/85 Auction, lot #3593. Slightly weak strike on the eagle's breast. ALMOST UNCIRCULATED." For 1839, the SCWC lists assayer MC, MC/JG (shown here) and JG. This date is quite scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-377.5; DP-Ga19.

Source:

  • Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Dunigan, Mike, and J. B. Parker, Resplandores: Cap and Ray 8 Reales of The Republic of Mexico, 1823-1897, Beverly Hills, CA: Superior Stamp & Coin, 1997.
  • 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.

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