Mexico 1868-Zs YH 4 reales
This specimen was lot 21381 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. 4 Reales, 1868-ZsYH. Zacatecas Mint. PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder. Nearly fully struck and flashy with warm orange toning and hints of lavender color at the peripheries. A very scarce denomination for the Cap & Rays type that is decidedly RARE at the Mint State tier. A ideal coin for the type collector!." This specimen is a four reales minted at the Zacatecas mint. Four reales were minted there from 1835-1870, with assayer YH running the years 1862-70.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13.54 g, 0.903 fine silver, 0.3925 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: A Guide to U. S., Canadian and Mexican Coins, 17th Ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.