Mexico 1849-Zs OM 4 reales
Shown is an 1847Go-PM 4 reales, one of a type struck at the Zacatecas mint 1830-1870. Assayer OM is recorded for 1830-56. Ten mints (Mexico City, Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Potosi, Oaxaca, Hermosillo, Real del Catorce, Guadalupe y Calvo, Guadalajara and Culiacan) struck this type of which Guanajuato is tied with Zacatecas as the commonest mint. This particular date is common but like all four reales, rare in high grade.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13.54 g, .903 fine silver, .392 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 375.9.
- Buttrey, T. V., and Clyde Hubbard, A Guide Book of Mexican Coins, 1822 to date, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1992.
- Harper, David C. [Ed.], North American Coins & Prices, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.