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This specimen was lot 1238 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2018), where it sold for $119. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Chihuahua, [[Mexico]], cap-and-rays 8 reales, 1888MM, NGC MS 63. Choice rainbow toning all over with underlying luster, nice strike. Note: The NGC label calls this 1888GA JS in error. NGC #3476959-014." The regular date, shown here, is common; the 1888/7 overdate is priced about double. Assayer MM served for 1882-95 and was the assayer when the Chihuahua mint closed in 1895.  
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This specimen was lot 1238 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2019), where it sold for $119. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Chihuahua, [[Mexico]], cap-and-rays 8 reales, 1888MM, NGC MS 63. Choice rainbow toning all over with underlying luster, nice strike. Note: The NGC label calls this 1888GA JS in error. NGC #3476959-014." The regular date, shown here, is common; the 1888/7 overdate is priced about double. Assayer MM served for 1882-95 and was the assayer when the Chihuahua mint closed in 1895.  
  
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 2,434,000.
 
''Recorded mintage:'' 2,434,000.
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[[Category:Selections from Sedwick sale 25]][[Category: Silver pesos of Mexico]]
 
[[Category:Selections from Sedwick sale 25]][[Category: Silver pesos of Mexico]]
 
* [[Mexico 1888-Ca MM 8 reales|1888-C<sup>A</sup> 8 reales]]
 

Latest revision as of 18:04, 2 June 2019

Sedwick sale 25, lot 1238

This specimen was lot 1238 in Sedwick sale 25 (Winter Park, FL, May 2019), where it sold for $119. The catalog description[1] noted, "Chihuahua, Mexico, cap-and-rays 8 reales, 1888MM, NGC MS 63. Choice rainbow toning all over with underlying luster, nice strike. Note: The NGC label calls this 1888GA JS in error. NGC #3476959-014." The regular date, shown here, is common; the 1888/7 overdate is priced about double. Assayer MM served for 1882-95 and was the assayer when the Chihuahua mint closed in 1895.

Recorded mintage: 2,434,000.

Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-377.2; DP-Ca71.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 25, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2019.

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