Mexico 1891-Ca MM 8 reales
This specimen was lot 6224 in Ponterio sale 155 (Baltimore, November 2010), where it sold for $___. The catalog description noted, "MEXICO. Chihuahua. 8 Reales, 1891-MM. Lightly toned, sharply struck. CHOICE BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED." The Chihuahua mint struck eight reales 1831-95. Many of the early dates are rare but this one is common in all grades.
Recorded mintage: 2,268,000.
Specification: 27.07 g, .903 fine silver, .786 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 377.2, DP-Ca74.
- Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, The November 2010 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Bowers and Merena, 2010.
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- 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.